Geosciences

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region X joined Cagayan de Oro City and the entire nation in the observance of the 76th Araw ng Kagitingan held at the Divisoria Park in Cagayan de Oro City on 2018. April 9.  The commemoration was led by Cagayan de Oro City Mayor, Hon. Oscar S. Moreno.  In his message, Mayor Moreno exhorted today’s leaders to leave behind a legacy of service for the future generations. Continue reading »

The Provincial Government of Misamis Oriental invited officials and representatives  from the DENR regional, PENRO, and CENRO offices; from PAGASA-Mindanao; and from the City Government of El Salvador, Misamis Oriental, to a dialogue to discuss pending requirements on the proposed construction of the DOST-PAGASA Planetarium at Barangay Molugan, El Salvador City, Misamis Oriental.  Misamis Oriental Governor, Hon. Yevgeny Vincente B. Emano, presided over the meeting.   El Salvador City Mayor, Hon. Edgar S. Lignes, and barangay officials of Molugan, were in attendance.  The dialogue was held at the Provincial Training Center, Capitol Compound, Cagayan de Oro City on 2018. March 16.  MGB-X was represented by Osin A. Sinsuat, Jr., Chief Geologist, and Atty. Christine Uy-Lu, Legal Officer-III.

MGB-X was invited as resource speaker on the “Geohazard Map of Northern Mindanao” during the First Quarterly Meeting of the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council – Disaster Preparedness Committee chaired by DILG-X and held in Cagayan de Oro City on 2018. February 20.  Chief Geologist Osin Sinsuat, Jr. gave the presentation.

IT Specialist Ramon S. Hong, Jr. presented the “Downloading of the 1:10,000 Scale Landslide and Flood Susceptibility Maps”.

Participants included, aside from the DILG and MGB, from PAGASA, PHIVOLCS, OCD, Army, PNP, BFP, NEDA, DA, DPWH.

The forum came up with a proposed Protocol on the integration of experiences and actual practices shared by members of the Disaster Preparedness Committee.

Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)

SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #14
FOR:Tropical Depression Basyang
Tropical Cyclone: WARNING

ISSUED AT:2:00 PM, 13 February 2018

“BASYANG” HAS TRAVERSED THE SURIGAO PROVINCES – AGUSAN DEL NORTE AREA AND IS NOW OVER BOHOL SEA.

TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING SIGNAL: #1 (30-60kph expected in 36 hrs) affecting Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Camiguin, Misamis Oriental, northern section of Bukidnon, Misamis Occidental, and northern section of Zamboanga del Norte.

At 1:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Depression “BASYANG” was estimated based on all available data at 60 km South of Maasin City, Southern leyte (09.6 °N, 124.9 °E) with Maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 80 kph, Forecast to move West Northwest at 27 kph. Continue reading »

Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)

SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #12
FOR:Tropical Storm Basyang
Tropical Cyclone: WARNING

ISSUED AT:8:00 AM, 13 February 2018

“BASYANG” IS ABOUT TO MAKE LANDFALL BETWEEN SURIGAO AND DINAGAT PROVINCES.

TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING SIGNAL: #2 (61-120kph expected in 24 hrs) affecting Dinagat Island, Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Camiguin, Misamis Oriental, and northern section of Bukidnon.

TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING SIGNAL: #1 (30-60kph expected in 36 hrs) affecting Zamboanga del Sur, northern section of Zamboanga del Norte, northern northern section of Zamboanga Sibugay, Misamis Occidental, Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur, rest of Bukidnon, North Cotabato, Compostela Valley, Davao del Norte, and northern section of Davao Oriental.

At 7:00 AM today, the center of Tropical Storm “BASYANG” was estimated based on all available data at 80 km Northeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur (08.8 °N, 126.9 °E) with Maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 80 kph, Forecast to move Northwest at 25 kph Continue reading »

Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)

SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #7
FOR:Tropical Storm Basyang
Tropical Cyclone: WARNING

ISSUED AT:5:00 PM, 12 February 2018

“BASYANG” HAS SLIGHTLY ACCELERATED WHILE MOVING CLOSER TOWARDS EASTERN MINDANAO.

TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING SIGNAL: #1 (30-60kph expected in 36 hrs) affecting Dinagat Islands, Camiguin, Compostela Valley, Davao Oriental, Davao del Norte, Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental, Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur, Bukidnon, northern portion of Zamboanga del Norte. and northern portion of Zamboanga del Sur.

At 4:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Storm “BASYANG” was estimated based on all available data at 435 km East Southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur (07.3 °N, 130.1 °E) with Maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 80 kph, Forecast to move West Northwest at 23 kph. Continue reading »

Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)

SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #6
FOR:Tropical Storm Basyang
Tropical Cyclone: WARNING

ISSUED AT:2:00 PM, 12 February 2018
TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING SIGNAL: #1 (30-60kph expected in 36 hrs)|affecting Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Camiguin, Compostela Valley, Davao Oriental, Davao del Norte, Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental, Lanao del Norte, Lanao del Sur, Bukidnon, northern portion of Zamboanga del Norte. and northern portion of Zamboanga del Sur.

At 1:00 PM today, the center of Tropical Storm “BASYANG” was estimated based on all available data at 570 km East Southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur(07.0 °N, 131.3 °E) with Maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 80 kph, forecast to move West Northwest at 22 kph. Continue reading »

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