Tag Archives: earthquake

How far have we come after the Bohol Earthquake?

The Philippines, though blessed with scenic spots and abundant natural resources, is also a country prone to natural disasters. Aside from an average number of 19 to 20 tropical cyclones…

Ensuring an Earthquake-Resilient Home

Earthquake Survival quite literally begins in your own home. To ensure safety against tremors, it’s important to assess your living space to know what types of repair and reinforcement it…

Philippine Weather Forecast: Fair weather expected during Metro-wide earthquake drill today

The Ridge of High Pressure Area remains to be the dominant weather system over Luzon. Based on PAGASA’s weekly outlook, it is likely to prevail until the end of May….

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…

Philippine Weather Forecast: Rising Temperature in PH

The northeast monsoon is still the dominant weather system inside the PH boundary. Today, the islands of Batanes, Calayan and Babuyan will have partly cloudy skies with light precipitation. Meanwhile…

Philippine Weather Forecast: New cloud cluster spotted outside PH

A new cloud cluster was spotted outside PAR (Philippine Area of Responsibility). According to PAGASA Weather Forecaster Jori Loiz, this could intensify into a Low Pressure Area (LPA) and could…

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…

Fault Finding: The Huge Earthquake that’s Waiting to Happen

It sounds like the apocalypse, but it’s true: a killer earthquake may or may not come in this lifetime, causing thousands of deaths and massive destruction in Manila. Find out…