La Niña likely to begin in October and prevail until Q1 2022 – Pagasa

Frances Mangosing 09/23/2021

MANILA, Philippines — La Niña will likely start in October, the state weather bureau said Thursday, September, 23, 2021. There was a 70 to 80 percent chance that La Niña will form in October and persist until…

New weather system expected as ‘Ofel’ skirts out of PAR

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — While Tropical Depression Ofel continues to head out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) rains may continue until next week as the state weather bureau notices another weather system forming east of…

La Niña seen likely to prevail in next several months

Ronnel Domingo 10/11/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The likelihood that the La Niña phenomenon will prevail in the next several months has increased, according to climate experts in the United States. In their latest monthly advisory, the US Climate Prediction Center…

La Niña could affect power supply from solar plants

Futch Anthony Inso 11/28/2017

THE weak La Niña that is expected to affect the country next month until the first quarter of 2018, might also affect the power supply of the Visayas area. According to Lou Arciaga, information officer of the…

Weak La Niña to hit C. Visayas next month

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 11/27/2017

A WEAK La Niña is projected to prevail over Central Visayas and the rest of the country by the first week of December this year, the state weather bureau Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa)…

Cebuanos told to prepare for ‘weak’ La Niña

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 11/27/2017

Pagasa Visayas head Oscar Tabada said weak La Niña expected to bring rains in Cebu and rest of the Visayas starting next month. Tabada warned Cebuanos of flooding and landslides that may result from above normal rainfall…

Pagasa says slim chance of La Niña but LGUs must prepare for typhoons

Dominic D. Yasay 09/20/2016

CHANCES of an intense La Niña phenomenon in the Visayas have now decreased but the Philippines’ weather bureau, Pagasa, urges local government units (LGUs) to still fortify their efforts in disaster risk reduction as typhoons are still…

Strong La Niña unlikely, Pagasa says

Dominic D. Yasay 09/20/2016

The likelihood of an intense La Niña phenomenon in the Visayas has declined, according to the Visayas office of the state weather bureau Pagasa. During the “Disaster Preparedness for La Niña” forum at the Marcelo B. Fernan…

Public urged: Be informed of weather developments

Izobelle T. Pulgo 09/19/2016

Typhoon specialist says chances of La Niña occurring in PH lessens A typhoon expert yesterday emphasized the importance of being informed and aware of the latest weather developments so as to prepare for any resulting calamities. David…

LGUs urged to prepare for La Niña

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/23/2016

LOCAL governments in Cebu and Bohol along with national government agencies were urged to fasttrack preparations for the La Niña phenomenon which is expected to intensify in October this year. “From October to December, more typhoons will…

Between drought and the deluge

Radel Paredes 07/02/2016

Friday night’s flooding, which caused some cars to be stalled or even literally submerged while thousands of commuters were stuck for hours in the rain, was a reminder once again of how those of us living in…

Rain

Raymund Fernandez 06/21/2016

And so we remember how welcome rain is after being so long without it. The world was becoming so warm it became almost impossible for us to sleep unless we turned on the air-conditioning. Not that I…

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