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LIST: PAGASA's names for tropical cyclones in 2020
Here are the names for tropical cyclones that will enter or form inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility in 2020
PAGASA to hold free planetarium shows, stargazing, telescope sessions
PAGASA is celebrating National Astronomy Week from February 16 to 22 with daily planetarium and stargazing sessions for free!
‘Ring of Fire’ solar eclipse visible in Mindanao on December 26
This is one rare experience, as the next annular solar eclipse visible in the Philippines will be on February 28, 2063
Why is it now called tropical cyclone 'wind' – and not 'warning' – signals?
Do you know what Signal Nos. 1 to 5 are based on? Here's a quick explainer.
Rappler Talk: PAGASA's Chris Perez on weather forecasting
What are PAGASA operations like? What exactly do common weather forecasting terms mean? Rappler talks to PAGASA Senior Weather Specialist Chris Perez.
Colder days ahead as PAGASA declares onset of northeast monsoon
'Sa mga susunod na araw at buwan ay posible na po tayong makaranas o maramdaman na natin 'yung malamig na simoy ng hangin,' says PAGASA Weather Specialist Ana Clauren
PAGASA warns public vs fake 'Visayas' Facebook page
State weather bureau PAGASA also says it is the DENR's Environmental Management Bureau which handles haze-related advisories
COA hits delays in implementation of P398-M PAGASA project
State auditors say the P398-million fund transfer to the DICT 'had no recorded liquidation reports and information as to the implementation of the project for almost two years'
'Ang init!': The heat index, explained
The heat index isn't just about the temperature. Here's what it means, how it affects people, and what people can do to protect themselves.
Zamboanga City under state of calamity due to dry spell
The city disaster management office and the City Agriculturist Office are proposing P43.8 million to purchase fertilizer and vegetable seeds, as well as buy or rent equipment
LIST: PAGASA's names for tropical cyclones in 2019
Will we have Typhoon Zigzag this year?
Low pressure area to bring rain in Visayas, Mindanao 5 days before Christmas
PAGASA urges Visayas and Mindanao residents to prepare for possible flooding and landslides due to occasional heavy rain
DOST chief to resign if PAGASA, Phivolcs moved to disaster resilience department
Science Secretary Fortunato de la Peña says he would just return to private life if the two agencies are attached to the proposed Department of Disaster Resilience
Philippines to witness total lunar eclipse on July 28
This is reportedly the longest total lunar eclipse of the century. The eclipse will start at 1:13 am Philippine Standard Time.
June 21 will have longest daytime, shortest night of 2018
This is due to the summer solstice, or when the sun is 'directly over the Tropic of Cancer'
PAGASA declares start of summer
The weather in the Philippines will generally be 'warmer and drier,' but isolated rains are still expected
FAST FACTS: Tropical cyclones, rainfall advisories
Here's what you need to know about tropical cyclones and other terms used in everyday weather forecasts
Dante now a tropical storm, but still far from land
The storm is expected to veer away from the Philippines and will not affect weekend weather
Tropical Depression Dante enters PH area
However the storm is not expected to make landfall as it is forecast to eventually move northeast and out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility
Tropical depression Dante set to enter PH area
The weather disturbance is last located 1 285 km east of southern Luzon and is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility within Tuesday April 25
Isolated rain in Metro Manila, rest of PH on Sunday
Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms will be experienced over Metro Manila and the rest of the country PAGASA says
Negative temperature in Atok, Benguet not true, PAGASA says
State weather bureau PAGASA says that if the negative temperature was indeed true then Atok and nearby municipalities should have experienced snow
PAGASA defends its scientists amid Project NOAH turnover
State weather bureau PAGASA says it has received criticism on the agency s credibility resulting to resentment and demoralization among the employees
News Briefs: February 3, 2017
Stories from across the Philippines on Friday February 3
Cagayan de Oro flooding: Did Pagasa give enough warnings?
The state weather bureau issued several rainfall advisories starting Sunday but the warning of serious flooding was made only at 6:30 pm Monday
9 Mindanao provinces under Signal 1 due to Auring
PAGASA says Auring is expected to make landfall over the Surigao provinces between Sunday evening and early Monday morning
DepEd reiterates guidelines for class suspensions during typhoons
In the absence of storm signals local government units have discretionary powers
PAGASA unveils improved smartphone app
The app provides users key information on weather flooding and hazard which can help them during times of disasters and typhoons
From Ambo to Zosimo: PAGASA releases 2016 typhoon names
Here s a list of tropical cyclone names for 2016 Is your name on it?
PAGASA warns of possible La Niña by end of 2016
The state weather bureau says there is a 50 chance that La Niña will develop in the last quarter of the year
PAGASA: Typhoon Lando to exit landmass earlier
Still the state weather bureau places 5 areas under Signal Number 3 as Lando kills one and forces 23 000 to flee their homes
Signal No. 4: Expect 'very heavy damage' to property, crops
The last time PAGASA hoisted Signal No 4 was when Super Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan ravaged the Visayas in November 2013
Stay indoors during Lando, Metro Manila residents told
For Metro Manila residents Typhoon Lando Koppu remains dangerous even if it is not expected to bring as much rain as Tropical Storm Ondoy did in 2009
PAGASA adds Storm Signal No. 5 to storm warning system
The state weather bureau says the increase in extremely damaging tropical cyclones in the country makes the previous storm warning systems inadequate
Netizens speak up about the free mobile disaster alerts law
The NTC targets the implementation of the Implementing Rules and Regulations IRR by the third week of April What do you think should be added to the IRR?
Chedeng further weakens, now a tropical depression
Only 4 areas remain under storm warning signals as Chedeng Maysak remains almost stationary off the coast of Aurora province
Chedeng weakens further as it approaches Aurora
PAGASA places 19 areas under storm warning signals down from 26 as Chedeng is expected to make landfall on Sunday morning April 5 over the coast of Isabela Aurora
Chedeng weakens as tropical storm; 26 areas warned
UPDATED Tropical Storm Chedeng is expected to make landfall over the coast of southern Isabela between 4 and 6 am on April 5
How rare are April storms in the Philippines?
For the past 67 years there have only been 32 tropical cyclones that entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility in the month of April according to data from the state weather bureau
Fault-finders, storm-chasers: Hazard mapping in the PH
The Philippines is the 3rd most disaster prone country in the world making hazard maps a necessity for Filipinos
El Niño 2015: How can Filipinos better understand it?
How is government preparing for El Niño?
Ill-equipped agency? Story on COA audit of PAGASA 'misleading'
Inquirer report based on 2013 Commission on Audit data says officials; Story demoralizing to scientists employees of state weather bureau
Metro Manila warned vs monsoon rains August 5-8
Brace for the heaviest monsoon rains August 6 7 PAGASA says
Glenda now a typhoon; 30 areas warned
UPDATED PAGASA places Catanduanes Albay Sorsogon and northern Samar under Signal No 3; and Metro Manila under Signal No 1
Preparing to withstand other extreme weather events
Climate changes may also increase the danger of war because already scarce natural resources including drinking water will be under greater pressure
158 families displaced by Davao del Norte floods
Heavy rains caused by a low pressure area have flooded several communities in Davao del Norte
Metro, it's cold outside: Temp drops to 15.8ºC
The temperature recorded early Sunday is just 0 7 degrees shy of the coldest temperature ever experienced in the metropolis
Stop spreading 'typhoon' rumors, says science chief
Stop the rumors and be sensitive about the plight of traumatized Yolanda survivors Science Secretary Montejo appeals
Yolanda to be retired as typhoon name (and other trivia)
A typhoon s name is retired from PAGASA s list once it causes at least 300 deaths or P1B worth of damage in crops and infrastructure