Category Archives: Meteorology

Philippine Weather Forecast: LPA spotted outside the PAR

The Philippines remains storm-free on the first day of February though rains may prevail due to the Northeast Monsoon, locally known as Hanging Amihan. Amihan is cold and dry air…

Philippine Weather Forecast: LPA spotted outside the PAR

The Philippines remains storm-free on the first day of February though rains may prevail due to the Northeast Monsoon, locally known as Hanging Amihan. Amihan is cold and dry air…

2016: WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD

In a press release dated January 18, 2017, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) confirmed that 2016 was the hottest year on record. With a global average temperature of 1.1 degrees…

5 Songs that Describe the Peak of Amihan

If you were satisfied with the chilly ber months, brace yourselves for colder days! The Amihan Season isn’t over yet and is, in fact, now at its peak! Here are…

FACES OF BREATHTAKING BATANES

Maybebkas kan mayanien Makenem as masalaosao Pachivanan ko sa aya Ta imo mian du nakem ko. (Mighty waves and thunderstorms Heavy clouds and stormy skies All of these may come…

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…