Category Archives: Disaster & Preparedness

April 2016 Earthquakes: Are they indicators of an impending disaster in PH?

    On the third week of April 2016, a series of massive earthquakes hit different parts of the world, killing more than 700 people. These raised a common question…

Traveler’s Guide: Things to Include in Your Travel Kit this Tag-init

    Though summer vacations are all about having fun under the sun, travelers must take caution to avoid accidents and sicknesses. The best way to be prepared for small…

TOP 3 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE HEAT INDEX

As temperatures go higher and the weather gets warmer, we should be more prepared for the possible impacts of extreme heat. Part of being prepared is being aware and knowledgeable….

Rice, Bullets and El Niño: A Recipe for Conflict

By Amor Larrosa and Desserie Dionio, Panahon TV Reporters Gunshots echoed as protesters hurled stones against the police. Blasts of water cannons were directed toward rallyists, who ran for their…

Philippine Weather Forecast: The heat is still on!

With the prevailing Easterlies, warm and humid weather will continue in most parts of the country. Easterlies are winds coming from the Pacific Ocean, which usually affect the eastern section…

Top 3 Things You Need To Know About March Weather

We’ve said goodbye to the love month and have welcomed the 3rd month of 2016. As we march on, take time to get an overview of this month’s expected weather:…

Zika Alert

  Making headlines around the world, the Zika Virus is the latest, most dangerous threat to our health. Similar to the Ebola Virus Alert in 2014, which the World Health…

After U.S. Snowzilla, Snow Storm Jonas heads to Britain

    Causing thick snow and hurricane winds, Winter Storm Jonas brought what is dubbed as Snowzilla over the east coast in the US, forcing to shut down the operations…

The Tragedies that Were: A Second Look at 2015’s Global Disasters

  This year, severe weather events impacted several regions around the world—proof of the ever-growing threat of Climate Change. Fittingly enough, it was also this year when nation leaders gathered…

Philippine Weather Forecast: “Onyok” moving closer to landmass

The Low Pressure Area (LPA), formerly Nona, already dissipated yesterday. PAGASA continues to monitor Onyok, which remains as a Tropical Depression with maximum sustained winds of 55 kilometers per hour….