Category: SCIENCE

WALANG PASOK: Areas with no classes, August 10, 2016

Due to heavy rains brought about by low pressure area (LPA), several areas were declared no classes today, August 10, 2016. Local government and school officials were forced to suspend classes in Metro Manila and nearby provinces as PAGASA warned of continuous downpour in Luzon and Western Visayas due to the LPA. PAGASA also announced […]

Typhoon Melor 2015: #NonaPH Suspension of Classes, Cancellation of Flights

Typhoon Melor or Bagyong Nona has made landfall in Batag Island, Northern Samar at 11 a.m. on Monday, December 14, 2015. PAGASA issued the latest bulletin on Typhoon Nona during a press conference earlier. Due to Typhoon Nona, several local government units and schools have declared suspension of work and classes. Other schools already announced […]

PAGASA Weather Forecast for Monday, February 23, 2015

The latest PAGASA weather forecast indicates that the Philippines will have generally clear skies on Monday, February 23, 2015. In a DZMM interview on Sunday night, PAGASA said that the cold weather will continue but will not be as cold as experienced during the early February. No gale warning was issued by the weather bureau. […]

New Horizons Spacecraft: NASA Shuttle Awakens, Starts Pluto Mission

New Horizons Spacecraft: NASA shuttle ends hibernation to start Pluto mission. Image credit: SPACE.com NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft woke up after nine years in hibernation and set to start an extraordinary journey of 3 billion miles. The New Horizons spacecraft latest mission is to study Pluto and its sibling worlds in its Kuiper belt home. […]

Class Suspension in Metro Manila, Other Areas on Monday, December 8, 2014

No Classes Class suspension on Monday, December 8, 2014 was declared by Philippines local government executives due to Bagyong Ruby (Typhoon Ruby). Metro Manila Mayors announced today that there will be no classes in all levels for private and public schools in their respective cities on Monday, December 8, 2014. Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista […]

Bagyong Ruby Update by PAGASA, December 7, 2014

Bagyong Ruby made its first of five anticipated landfall in Dolores, Eastern Samar around 9:15 p.m. last night. Typhoon Ruby is expected to make its second landfall on Sunday, December 7, 2014 according to the latest PAGASA weather update. PAGASA weather forecast indicate that Bagyong Ruby slightly weakened with maximum sustained winds of 160 kph […]

Bagyong Ruby Update: December 7, 8, 9, 2014 Flights Cancelled Due to Typhoon

Bagyong Ruby resulted in the cancellation of several flights from December 7, 2014 to December 9, 2014. Flights were cancelled due to the strong Typhoon Ruby with strength of 175 kph. Listed below are cancelled flights of Air Asia, Cebu Pacific, and Philippine Airlines (PAL). Air Asia Philippines issued an official announcement that they have […]

Bagyong Ruby: Typhoon Hotlines, Facebook and Twitter Page by NDRRMC

Bagyong Ruby Credit: NDRRMC Bagyong Ruby is now being felt in the areas of Eastern Samar, according to the latest typhoon update by the NDRRMC Usec. Alexander Pama at around 6:30 p.m. today, December 6, 2014. The NDRRMC opened several social media pages to gather information from the public, especially those directly affected by Bagyong […]

Bagyong Ruby: Areas with Typhoon Signals, December 6, 2014

Bagyong Ruby Credit: PAGASA UPDATE: Check the latest Storm Warning Signals by clicking here. Bagyong Ruby maintained its strength of 195 kph according to the latest PAGASA weather forecast this morning, December 6, 2014. As of 9:00 a.m. today, the eye of Typhoon Ruby was spotted at 200 km East Northeast of Borongan, Eastern Samar. […]

PAGASA Weather Forecast: Bagyong Paeng Enters PAR, November 1 2014

The latest Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) public weather forecast indicate that Bagyong Paeng (International codename: NURI) may enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) by November 1, 2014. According to PAGASA, Tropical Storm Paeng was spotted at 1,255 km East of Visayas. It was moving West Northwest at 15 kph with […]

Earthquake in the Philippines today, October 7, 2014

A magnitude quake shook the southern Philippines at around 4 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, October 7, 2014. The earthquake was felt in the area of Batangas City after a rush of rain poured for several minutes. Heavy rains stranded students and employees at the start of rush hour. As of posting, there were no reports […]

Weather Update by PAGASA on Bagyong Luis

PAGASA weather update indicated that Bagyong Luis or tropical storm Luis has strengthened and is now moving at 364 km northeast of Virac, Catanduanes, moving west northwest at 20kph. The weather bureau held a press conference at around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 13, 2014. During the PAGASA briefing, it was announced that Isabela and […]

Taal Volcano on Alert Level 3?

Is Taal Volcano really on alert level 3? Taal Volcano is not on Alert Level 3 according to Ginette T. Segismundo of the Batangas Provincial Information Office. In a radio interview today, July 22, 2014, Segismundo denied that Taal Volcano is on Alert Level 3. Segismundo clarified that Taal Volcano is currently on Alert Level […]

Typhoon Glenda Update: Bridges and Roads Still Unpassable

Typhoon Glenda has claimed at least 40 individuals and damaged 115 division schools, according to the latest update by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Thursday, July 17, 2014. Areas with reported great damage include Region 4-A (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon); five from Region 4B (MIMAROPA); four from Bicol […]

Suspension of Classes: Areas with No Class on Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Suspension of classes announcement Photo Credit: Facebook Due to anticipated heavy rains brought about by Typhoon Glenda, several areas declared no classes on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. The suspension of classes was announced earlier so that students will not be caught in sudden flooding and other Typhoon related incidents. Local authorities call for the suspension […]