Category Archives: Disaster & Preparedness

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….

What COP21 really stands for

C- limate Change affects everyone in millions of ways. From producing extreme weather events that destroy lives and properties, health, and the animals’ habitat, to effects of ocean acidification, coral…

Philippine Weather Forecast: Storm intensifies, Signal No.1 hoisted

Public Storm Warning Signal Number 1 was hoisted over Catanduanes, Camarines Sur, Albay, Sorsogon, and Masbate including Burias, Ticao Islands, Northern Samar, Eastern Samar, Samar, Biliran, Leyte, Southern Leyte and…

Philippine Weather Forecast: “Bagyong Nona” to make landfall in Bicol area

A couple of days before Christmas, the Tropical Storm with international name “Melor” has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) at around 4:00A M today. It was given a…

The Hazards of Haze

The forest fire in Indonesia that began in July caused haze in nearby countries, including the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore and Southern Thailand. Kalimantan (Borneo) and Western Sumatra in Indonesia are…

Rage of Yolanda: A Look Back and a Step Forward

The second half of 2013 was a challenging season for the Philippines. At the heels of the magnitude 7.2 earthquake that shook Bohol on October 15 came Super Typhoon Haiyan,…

Blessings from Lando

Last October 18 2015, Tropical Cyclone Lando (Koppu) brought heavy to intense rain showers in Luzon as it traversed slowly towards Northern Luzon—just in time when water levels in the…

“Lando” makes landfall, remains almost stationary

After making landfall in Casiguran, Aurora at around 1:00 AM today, Typhoon “Lando” remains almost stationary over the said area. As of 4:00 AM, it was located in the vicinity…

“Lando” intensifies, threatens Northern Luzon

From a severe Tropical Storm, “Lando” has intensified into a Typhoon, now with maximum sustained winds of 120 kilometers per hour and gustiness of up to 150 kilometers per hour….

Commuters’ Rain or Shine Survival Kit

The everyday life of some students and employees as a commuter, particularly in the metro can be unpredictable and sometimes, even perilous. If you’re one of the thousands of metro…