By Frances Mangosing
The state weather bureau expects up to three storms to hit the country in September. This is despite the current absence of the southwest monsoon or “hanging habagat”, Alexis Cada of the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Friday.
By Julie M. Aurelio
Even rural folk are now more prepared for disasters with their own solar-powered weather stations.
By Dona Z. Pazzibugan
Typhoon “Henry” (international name: Matmo) will exit the country Wednesday morning but a new weather disturbance has been spotted east of the Visayas and will be named “Inday” when it enters the Philippine area of responsibility, possibly on Friday or Saturday, the state weather bureau said.
By Marlon Ramos
What exactly is wind velocity? How about barometric pressure? The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) launched on Monday a manual on the ABCs of disaster preparedness to aid local chief executives in spelling out the preparations for typhoons and other natural calamities.
The newly enacted Billboard and Signage Ordinance of Makati City will be invoked by the local government in tearing down structures that would exceed size limitations for outdoor advertising. Ordinance No. 2013-A-044, which took effect June 30, will be strictly enforced both to ensure public safety from these potential storm hazards and to reduce [...]