Tag Archives: thunderstorm

How to Prepare for Tag-ulan

As we welcome the month of June, we also officially bid goodbye to the Tag-Init Season as PAGASA declared the onset of the Rainy Season yesterday evening. In a press…

What to Do When a Tornado Strikes

A tornado is a thin column of air extending from a thunderstorm cloud to or near the ground. Rotating counterclockwise at around 450 kilometers per hour or even faster, it…

TOP 10 TERMS YOU NEED TO KNOW THIS “TAG-INIT”

Rising temperatures, sweltering heat, and that sticky feeling – there’s no doubt that we’re already experiencing tag-init! To help you understand those weather reports better, here are some of the…

Philippine Weather Forecast: Rainy weather continues

If you think the rains yesterday was a random occurrence, think again. Expect thunderstorm formation later and more rains as the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) remains situated across the Visayas….

Squat if you must: How to keep yourself safe during thunderstorms

Even during good weather, thunderstorm activities may still happen. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), thunderstorms are formed through convection. This is when the heat accumulated during…

WEATHER-WISER: 10 Must-Know Weather Words

Meteorology covers a wide variety of terminology that we often hear, but seldom understand and remember. Check out these weather words and be in the know! 1. CLIMATE Climate is…

Why Does it Usually Rain in the Afternoon and Evening?

Have you ever experienced going out of your house to soak in the sun, only to be drenched by sudden rains hours later?  According to PAGASA, rain showers or thunderstorms…