Geohazard Bulletin

In line with the national geohazard program, two landslide warning signages were installed in Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon on February 10, 2017. The MGB-10 team coordinated with Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon Municipal Councilor and concurrent Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officer, Hon. Reynaldo L. Bagayas, Jr. The MDRRMO recommended the area along the highway in Barangay Maluko.  Tension cracks have manifested in the area where an on-going road project is being undertaken by the DPWH.

Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)

Issued at: 5:00PM today, 28 January 2017

SYNOPSIS:

At 4:00 Pm today, A Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at115kmSoutheast of General Santos City (5.5N, 126.0E). Tail-end of a Cold Front affecting Visayas and Mindanao. Continue reading »

Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)

HEAVY RAINFALL ADVISORY NO.3 #MIN_PRSD
Weather System: Tail-end of a cold front & Low Pressure Area
Issued at 7:00 PM, 16 January 2017

Red Warning Level: Northern Mindanao, Zamboanga Peninsula
Serious Flooding expected in Low lying Areas

The public and the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council concerned are advised to MONITOR the weather condition and watch for the next advisory to be issued at 10:00 PM. Continue reading »

Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)

FOR:TAIL-END OF A COLD FRONT AND LOW PRESSURE AREA (LPA)
ISSUED AT: 11:00 AM 16 January 2017
AT 10:00 AM TODAY, A LOW PRESSURE AREA (LPA) WAS ESTIMATED BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA AT 130 KM WEST OF COTABATO CITY, MAGUINDANAO (7.4 ºN, 123.1 ºE). THIS WEATHER SYSTEM, ALONG WITH THE TAIL-END OF A COLD FRONT, WILL BRING CLOUDY SKIES WITH MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY HEAVY RAINS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER PALAWAN, VISAYAS, ZAMBOANGA PENINSULA AND NORTHERN MINDANAO. RESIDENTS IN THESE AREAS ARE ALERTED AGAINST POSSIBLE FLASHFLOODS AND LANDSLIDES.

THE PUBLIC IS ADVISED TO CONTINUOUSLY MONITOR FOR UPDATES TO BE INCORPORATED IN THE 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST TO BE ISSUED AT 5:00 PM TODAY AND 5:00 AM TOMORROW, RESPECTIVELY, AND IN THE NEXT ADVISORY TO BE ISSUED AT 11:00 AM TOMORROW. Continue reading »

For the Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Offices and the Barangay Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Committees of Region 10

Greetings!

The region was fortunate to have been spared from the effects of a tropical cyclone in 2016.  The region was also spared from the earlier forecast by PAGASA of the “La Niña” event by the end of 2016.  However, we should not let our guard down.  The “abnormal”, it is said, is now the new “normal”.  Thus, the need for constant awareness and preparedness. Continue reading »

Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)

SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN

TROPICAL DEPRESSION MARCE
Tropical Cyclone: WARNING

ISSUED AT: 8:00 PM, 23 November 2016

TROPICAL DEPRESSION “MARCE” HAS MAINTAINED ITS STRENGTH AS IT CONTINUES TO MOVE WESTWARD TOWARDS MINDANAO. Continue reading »

Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)

SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN #2
FOR: TROPICAL DEPRESSION “Carina”
TROPICAL CYCLONE: WARNING
ISSUED AT 5:00 PM, 29 JULY 2016

Tropical Depression “CARINA” maintains its strength as it moves North Northwest towards eastern Luzon.

•Estimated rainfall amount is from moderate to heavy within the 300 km diameter of the Tropical Depression.

•Fisherfolk are alerted against moderate to rough seas over the eastern seaboards of Luzon and Visayas. Continue reading »

MGB-10 Regional Director Rex Monsanto (middle) answers survey questionnaire provided by Ms. Maripola Riconalla (left) and Ms. Mary Anne Berdilao (right), Insight Asia Research Group field interviewers

The USAID Water Security for Resilient Economic Growth and Stability (Be Secure) Project, in coordination with the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is undertaking a survey to determine the satisfaction of different stakeholders on weather and climate information provided by PAGASA.  The activity aims to understand the usefulness of PAGASA information in strengthening preparations for disaster risk reduction at the local level.  Insight Asia, a leading research agency in the Philippines, has been tasked by Be Secure to conduct the satisfaction surveys in the project focal areas.  Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Director Rex Monsanto has been selected as one of the key respondents for the PAGASA satisfaction survey.  RD Monsanto was interviewed at his office on May 26, 2016 by field interviewers from Insight Asia Research Group.

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