Tag Archives: tropical cyclone

How Storms are Essential to Our Survival

  An average of 18 to 20 tropical cyclones enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) yearly. This number is more than enough to cause devastation in different parts of…

What’s the weather September?

The “ber” months are in! But before you start playing Christmas carols and putting together your holiday shopping list, know what to expect this month, weather-wise. Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ)…

Tropical Storm Egay intensifies; more areas under Signal#2

Tropical Storm Egay slightly intensified as it moved closer towards Northern Luzon. From a previous strength of 85 kph, it now packs 95 kph maximum sustained winds and gustiness of…

Look your best during Thursday’s hot weather

The Ridge of High Pressure Area continues to affect Luzon. This weather system is associated with fair weather conditions and high temperatures. Today, the Philippines will experience partly cloudy to…

Signal#1 now raised in Luzon and Visayas

PAGASA raised public storm warning signal #1 in Luzon and Visayas today as Typhoon Dodong continues to move closer to the Philippine landmass. These areas will experience winds of up…

KNOCK OUT MAY WEATHER

More than five years in the making, the undefeated American boxer Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. will finally exchange blows with eight-time, eight-division champ Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao. As the entire nation…

Chedeng weakens, 7 areas in Luzon under Signal#1

Despite the cyclone’s weakening, PAGASA reminds the public to brace itself for the possible effects of Typhoon Chedeng this weekend. At 4 PM today, the eye of the typhoon was…

Super Typhoon ravages South Pacific

Cyclone Pam raged in the South Pacific island nation, Vanuatu. The category 5 cyclone has been compared to Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) that devastated Central Philippines back in November 2013….

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…

Seniang makes landfall in Surigao del Sur

Prior to making landfall, Seniang intensified into Tropical Storm category this morning with maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 80 kph. The…