Category Archives: Disaster & Preparedness

Philippine Weather Forecast: Localized thunderstorms possible during Metro Manila Shake Drill

Mindanao will experience rainy weather due to the prevailing intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ). Light to moderate rain showers are expected over Davao Region, CARAGA and Northern Mindanao. The remaining parts…

Cancelled flights? Know your rights.

Traveling may be one’s source of relaxation, discovery and adventure. But sometimes, it can also be the source of stress, like what happens during flight cancellations. A flight can be…

How To Survive a Power Outage

Nowadays, going through a day without electricity seems like an insufferable feat. But with the Philippines being the most storm-exposed country in the world, power outages can happen as frequent…

“Bagyong Egay” exits PAR; Typhoon “Chan-Hom” next in line

After days of traversing our boundary, Tropical storm “Egay” has finally moved out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). Based on the final bulletin of PAGASA, the center of…

12 Must-Know Terms this Rainy Season

PAR? Lows? What are those? The wet season is upon us, and the first step to preparation is understanding important weather terms. We may be used to the rainy season,…

10 WAYS TO RAINPROOF YOUR HOME

On average, the Philippines experiences around 20 cyclones each year, which may put your home at risk. While strong winds may cause debris to fly and hit structures, heavy rainfall may…

It’s official! “TAG-ULAN” is here!

Just a week before the end of the month, PAGASA finally declared the onset of rainy season. In a press conference held at 11:00 AM today, PAGASA confirmed that all…

Be a Volunteer!

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority is in need of 8,000 volunteers for the Metro Manila Rescue Volunteers Corps to be deployed in case of earthquake. The group’s primary commitment is…

Philippine Weather Forecast: No “Habagat” yet

Though we are already halfway into the month, there is still no trace of southwest monsoon or “hanging habagat” within the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). According to PAGASA, habagat…

Philippine Weather Forecast: The Sun is up on Philippine Independence Day

Today, as we celebrate the 117th Philippine Independence Day, Luzon and Visayas will enjoy fair weather. According to PAGASA, isolated rain showers due to thunderstorms are mostly likely to occur…