Category Archives: Disaster & Preparedness

Bracing for a MEGA Quake

  On May 18, 2015, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) launched Atlas, the detailed map of the active faults traversing the Greater Metro Manila Area (GMMA) and…

Keeping the Energy High On #LaBoracay

Won't be sleeping tonight. Might miss my trip to #Laboracay2015 — Jove Oliva (@joveohsosexy) April 29, 2015 Afternoon swimming #boracay #LaBoracay2015 #summer2015 #beach #fununderthesun #travel #vacation https://t.co/p0qRaawJnu — Ghelo Cuntapay…

REMEMBERING THE GREAT EAST JAPAN QUAKE AND TSUNAMI : MARCH 11, 2011

Exactly four years ago, the people of Northeast Japan experienced the darkest and longest six minutes of their lives as a 9.0 magnitude earthquake shook their homes, setting off a…

Bagyong Amang now traversing Bicol Region

Tropical storm Amang made its first landfall at 3:00 PM yesterday. At 7:00 AM today, it was estimated at 60 kilometers north northeast of Sorsogon City or 25 kilometers southwest…

Bagyong Amang to make landfall over Eastern Visayas

At 10:00 AM today, the center of tropical storm “Amang” was estimated at 560 kilometers east of Borongan City, Eastern Samar with maximum sustained winds of 75 kilometers per hour…

The Pope and Hope of the People

We, Filipinos, are known for our strong faith and hospitality. As we unite in welcoming Pope Francis, dubbed as the people’s pope, let us know more about his enigmatic yet…

Tropical Depression on its way to PAR

At 4 AM today, a tropical depression (TD) was located at 1,610 kilometers east of Mindanao with maximum winds of 55 kph and moving west-northwest at 19 kph. PAGASA Meteorologist…

Rainy Tuesday in Visayas and Mindanao

Eastern and Central Visayas and Mindanao will experience cloudy skies with light to moderate rains and possible thunderstorms due to the trough or the extension of a low pressure area…

Being Bagyo-Ready in 2015

Surrounded by bodies of water, the Philippines sits astride the typhoon belt. Each year, an average of 19 to 20 tropical cyclones or bagyo enters the Philippine Area of Responsibility…

Amihan prevails today; LPA expected to enter PAR Thursday

The northeast monsoon or “hanging amihan” still prevails over Luzon this Monday, bringing cloudy skies with light rains over the regions of Cagayan Valley and Cordillera. Isolate cases of light…