Gale Warning
Issued at: 5:00 PM TODAY , 05 April 2017
Gale Warning # 10 (Final)
For:

Gale Warning in PDF file





Monthly Climate Assessment and Outlook

Issued: 07 April 2017


ENSO Weekly Monitoring: La Nina Watch continues.. 
16 September 2016
updates shall be issued as appropriate.


Monthly Rainfall Forecast
RAINFALL FORECAST  (April - September 2017) 
UPDATED: 05 April 2017 (next update 26 May 2017)


Regional Rainfall Forecast
Issued: 05 April 2017
Valid for: April-September 2017
Farm Weather Forecast and Advisories
ISSUED              : 8AM, MONDAY, APRIL 24, 2017
VALID UNTIL      :  8AM, TUESDAY, APRIL 25, 2017
FWFA:  N0. 17-114


Ten-Day Regional Agri-Weather Information

DEKAD NO. 12 April 21 - 30, 2017

PHILIPPINE AGRI-WEATHER FORECAST

      The weather systems that are expected to affect the whole country within the ten-day period are ridge of high pressure area, easterlies and low pressure area.

Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers and thunderstorms mostly in the afternoon or evening are expected over the whole country during the early and the middle days of the forecast period. On the latter part of the period, a possible low pressure area will affect the eastern section of Visayas and Mindanao which will bring cloudy skies with light to moderate rains. The rest of the country will have partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated rainshowers and thunderstorms mostly in the afternoon or evening.

Winds blowing from the southeast to south will prevail over Luzon and Visayas and coming from the east to northeast over Mindanao. The whole archipelago will have slight to moderate seas during the early and middle days of the dekadal period. On the latter part of the dekad the seaboards of Northern Luzon, eastern Visayas and Mindanao will have moderate to occasionally rough seas while the rest of the country will have slight to moderate seas.

            The eastern and central equatorial Pacific is in neutral condition.


Seasonal Climate Outlook
Issued:  20 January 2017
FOR January - June 2017
PDF 




Astronomical Diary
Issue for April 2017
Lyrids Meteor, Jupiter, Saturn will be found at about 19 degrees above the east southeastern horizon and...




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The Planetarium at the Science Garden has an 88-seating capacity.  It offers an ideal setting for all kinds of cosmic educational tours, whose most important task is to give the scientific concept of the Universe to the general public, and to elementary and high school students.  This concept includes the size and content of the observed universe, its creation, history and possible future, the development of the solar system.

Planetarium

The PAGASA Mobile Planetarium includes lecture, film showing, lecture proper and stargazing/ telescoping sessions. An inflatable mobile planetarium is a replica of the fixed planetarium in PAGASA Science Garden.

It has a maximum capacity of fifty (50) participants per lecture.

 
Mobile Planetarium

Entrance Fee:  PhP 25.00/person for requested shows
Location:  PAGASA Science Garden
Agham Road, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
For Inquiries:  Call Tel. No. (632) 927-5509
 

RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE PUBLIC USE OF

PAGASA ASTRONOMICAL FACILITIES

  1. Written requests for the use of PAGASA Astronomical facilities [Planetarium (fixed and mobile) and Astronomical Observatory] shall be filed at the earliest possible time, at the Office of the Chief, Space Science and Astronomy Section (SSAS) with Tel. No. 434-2715.
     
  2. The request shall be addressed to:

           Dr. Vicente B. Malano
           Acting Administrator, PAGASA
           Science Garden, Agham Road, Diliman
           Quezon City 1100
 
           Attn:  Engr. Dario L. dela Cruz
           Chief, SSAS

  1. The request shall indicate the place/facilities to be visited in PAGASA, indicating the number and grade level of the students, the date and the time of visit.  The same format shall be followed in case PAGASA equipment will be brought outside the premises of PAGASA.  Requests will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.
     
  2. The duration of Planetarium lectures and demonstrations for college students/teachers/ professionals is 1 hour, 45 minutes for secondary or high school students and 30 minutes for elementary, kinder and nursery pupils.  The maximum number of persons that can be accommodated at one time should not be more than 100.  For the PAGASA Observatory, visitors should indicate if it is an overnight stay at the Observatory.
     
  3. Tour coordinators/teacher coordinators shall re-confirm their reservations at least a day before the scheduled date and this applies to cancellation or postponement of the same.  Confirmation should be done through telephone numbers 927-5509 and 929-1237 of the Planetarium and PAGASA Observatory, respectively.
     
  4. Admission Fee for the fix Planetarium and PAGASA Observatory is PhP 25.00 per head.  A down payment of 50% as reservation fee should be paid to the Cashier’s office upon the issuance of the concerned section of payment acceptance order for them to be able to secure permit.  The official receipt and the permit shall be presented to the Planetarium personnel at the scheduled day and time of visit.  This payment is non-refundable with the exception of a few cases such as equipment breakdowns or brownouts.  However, such amount may be applied for future requests in case of cancellation of the schedule due to force majeure like suspension of classes and/or work at offices.  This rule only applies to visitors whose addresses are within Metro Manila.
     
  5. Scheduled visitors should arrive on time.  If a group fails to come on time, its slot will be given to the next group who has a valid reservation.  However, should the former group wishes to wait for the accepted group to finish its lecture, it may do so as long as no conflict for the scheduled lectures arises.
     
  6. Cleanliness in the premises should always be observed.  Smoking and eating within the lecture area are prohibited.
     
  7. Likewise, smoking, eating, drinking and taking of pictures are prohibited inside the Planetarium lecture room.
     
  8. Tour Coordinators/Facilitators are required to register their time of arrival and departure at the guard house.
     
  9. The Planetarium and Astronomical Observatory personnel reserve the right to cancel any scheduled visit due to any of the following reasons.
           a. Unruly behaviour of the group.
           b. Emergency case, such as equipment breakdown and lecturer’s ill condition
               or state of health.
           c. Excessive number of reserved students.
           d. Fifteen minutes late from scheduled visit.

  1. The Planetarium and Astronomical Observatory personnel reserve the right to cancel any scheduled visit due to any of the following reasons.
     
  2. The PAGASA will not be liable for any accident that may occur within the PAGASA premises due to the negligence of the tour coordinator/teachers or occurrence of natural disasters.
     
  3. For PAGASA Planetarium-on-Tour package, which includes Mobile Planetarium lecture, film showing, lecture proper and stargazing/telescoping sessions, the requesting party shall shoulder the following expenses: rental fee of PhP 1,500.00 per day for the mobile planetarium and PhP 500.00/telescope.  Payment should be made through the PAGASA Cashier’s Office located at the 3rd floor of the PAGASA Central Office Bldg. in Science Garden.  Expenses will also honorarium of lecturers, traveling and per diem allowances, and incidental expenses such as toll fee, diesel/gasoline and driver’s per diem if provided with a PAGASA vehicle.

PUBLIC WARNING 

It has come to the attention of the Office of the Administrator of PAGASA that a certain person has been using the name of Dr. Vicente B. Malano to solicit money from the contractors of PAGASA.

Dr. Malano wishes to inform the public that he has not authorized anyone to solicit money on his behalf and to warn everyone against dealing with unscrupulous activities of certain individuals.


payong pagasa on android The latest version of the official PAGASA app can now be downloaded on Google play store

Weather Division is now  ISO 9001:2008 Certified
Proof has been furnished by means of an audit that the requirements of ISO 9001:2008 are met.

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PAGASA S&T RELEASE
PRESS STATEMENT
10 April 2017
               
SPECIAL WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR THE LENTEN SEASON


Starting today (April 10) until Maundy Thursday (April 13), warm and dry weather conditions associated with sunny weather will prevail over the entire archipelago, with chances of some isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to the Ridge of High Pressure Area (HPA) and Easterlies.

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PAGASA S&T Release
PRESS STATEMENT
05 April 2017


TERMINATION OF THE NORTHEAST MONSOON

The resurgence of the Northeast Monsoon that affected the Northern and Central Luzon during the last few days has weakened.  Latest weather map analyses and numerical model outputs indicate
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