Monthly Archives: March 2015

Staying Cool this Hot Season

Even before the onset of the Hot and Dry season, parts of the Philippines have already been experiencing hot weather conditions. That’s why we need to learn how to protect…

A possible “bagyo” over Holy Week 2015

A tropical cyclone with international name “Maysak” is now being monitored by our state weather bureau, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) and other meteorological agencies like…

Going Beyond Earth Hour

Earth Hour 2015 will be celebrated worldwide on March 28, 2015 from 8:30 to 9:30 PM on our local time zone. This annual global movement aims to get everyone involved…

Philippine Weather Forecast: Luzon to experience light rains

The northeast monsoon or amihan remains to be the dominant weather system affecting Luzon. Amihan is expected to bring light rains over Cagayan Valley, Cordillera and the provinces of Aurora…

Finishing School: Graduating to the Next Level

    Most students are now preparing, or have just completed, one of the most fulfilling stages of their lives—Graduation Day. As this momentous occasion marks a successful achievement of…

Philippine Weather Forecast: LPA to dissipate today

After crossing the landmass, the low pressure area (LPA) is expected to dissipate within 24 hours, PAGASA Weather Forecaster Manny Mendoza Said. Last estimated at 260 kms. west of Calapan…

PAGASA at 150

Today is the celebration of World Meteorological Day. With the theme “Climate Knowledge for Climate Action”, the World Meteorological Organization aims to encourage the younger generation to know more about…

Vernal Equinox: Beginning of Spring

Blooming daffodils, a songbird at dawn and the warmth of the afternoon sun – spring is coming! Vernal Equinox, also called “March Equinox” or “Spring Equinox,” marks the beginning of…

Philippine Weather Forecast: LPA moving closer to landmass

At 4 AM, the low pressure area (LPA) was last spotted at 600 kilometers east of Infanta, Quezon. Moving westward, PAGASA Weather Forecaster Gener Quitlong said it is expected to…

Disaster Risk Reduction Framework of Action Released

Sendai, Japan – After marathon meetings and negotiations at the 3rd United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), the HFA 2.0 or Hyogo Framework of Action for 2015-2030…