Category Archives: Meteorology

Two LPAs, typhoon outside PAR

Tropical Depression “Aere” (formerly “Julian” inside the Philippine boundary), has weakened into a low pressure area (LPA). At 4:00 AM today, it was last estimated at 625 kms. west of…

Will La Niña prevail in the country?

According to a press conference held by PAGASA last August 24, 2016, La Niña is expected to develop with a probability of 55 to 60%. According to Analiza Solis of…

Climate Change: When it rains, it pours—bizarrely

New studies from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) researchers showed that climate change does not only affect the severity or amount of rain but also the precipitation patterns. According…

Cloud Comprehension 101: How to predict the weather by observing clouds

What’s the weather today? To get the answer straight from forecasters, we simply go online, or get hold of other forms of media such as the television, radio, and newspaper….

Panahon TV Spotlight: Juliet Caranguian, Weather Reporter

August 1, 2016 Monday morning in rush-hour traffic was my first hurdle as I struggled to reach the PAGASA Flood and Weather Forecasting Center on time. It was my first…

AUGUST: Awesome or Awful?

A few weeks from entering the “ber” months, here are eight things you should know about the 8th month of the year in the aspects of weather and astronomy. 1….

Meteor Alert! Delta Aquarids Shower this week

    In case some of your wishes have yet to come true, try casting them on some shooting stars this week!   Meteors, also known as “falling stars” or…

Of Summer Solstice and Tonight’s Strawberry Moon

Whether you’re an astronomy enthusiast or not, today’s rare events are sure to tickle your fancy! Summer Solstice Summer solstice, also known as June solstice, happens when the tilt of…

Weather’s Wonder Animals!

Satellite images, instruments, applications, and forecasters – these are our modern sources of weather and climate information. But did you know that animals are also capable of telling us what…

“TAG-ULAN” has arrived!

After the sweltering heat of the past few months, we now brace ourselves for rains asPAGASA declared the onset of the rainy season yesterday afternoon, May 24, 2016. In a…