Gale Warning
Issued at: 05:00 AM TODAY , 21 October 2019
Gale Warning # 15 (Final)
For: MODERATE TO STRONG WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH THE NORTHEASTERLY SURFACE WINDFLOW.

Gale Warning in PDF file



Weather Advisory
Issued at: 10:00 AM 2019 September 17
Weather Advisory in PDF file




General Flood Advisories - Regional
 General Flood Advisory issued as of 7 PM, 20 August 2018



Advisories


Monthly Climate Assessment and Outlook (July-August 2018)

Issued: 06 August 2018

Monthly Rainfall Forecast
RAINFALL FORECAST  (September 2018 - February 2019) 
UPDATED: 29 August 2018 (next update September 26, 2018)


Regional Rainfall Forecast
Issued: 29 August 2018
Valid for: September 2018 - February 2019
Farm Weather Forecast and Advisories
ISSUED: 8 AM,  FRIDAY,  MAY 24, 2019
VALID UNTIL: 8 AM,  SATURDAY, MAY 25
, 2019
FWFA:  N0. 19-144

Ten-Day Regional Agri-Weather Information
DEKAD NO. 15   MAY 21 - 31, 2019
PHILIPPINE AGRI-WEATHER FORECAST
The weather systems that will affect the whole country are the frontal system, easterlies, ridge of high pressure area, intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) and low pressure area (LPA).

Seasonal Climate Outlook
Issued:  13 July 2018
FOR July - December 2018
PDF 




Astronomical Diary
Issue for October 2018
The October Orionids meteor shower will be active from October 17-25, 2017.




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Mission:

Real time collection of high-quality meteorological data for effective use in the provision of weather information, the issuance of timely and accurate forecasts and warnings for the general public, shipping and civil aviation.

Vision:

Envisions itself to be of relevant service to society by attaining world-class competence in weather forecasting and warning that will ensure the safety and welfare of communities vulnerable to meteorological hazards and promote the economic well-being of the nation.

Functions:

Undertakes continuous monitoring, analysis and prediction of atmospheric conditions and issues forecasts daily for the general public, shipping and civil aviation. Issues warnings and bulletins on tropical cyclones and other potential dangerous meteorological conditions for the welfare of society and the country; maintains an efficient meteorological telecommunication system for effective collection/reception of data, local and international exchange of data and warning bulletins, weather forecasts and other relevant information; and conducts operational studies/investigations for the continuing development/improvement of weather analysis and prediction techniques.

Weather Forecasting Section

Function:

  • Implements plans and programs pertaining to the improvement of the quality of real-time weather analysis and forecasting
  • Undertakes routine tri-dimensional atmospheric analysis on a real-time basis using surface and upper-air maps with plotted data from synoptic and upper-air stations, aircraft and ship reports, and meteorological satellite imageries and RADAR data;
  • Performs real-time prognostication of the synoptic condition or systems using guidance NWP products and other techniques and issues public weather forecast, and specialized forecast for specific clients;
  • Conducts continuous surveillance of severe tropical disturbances and issues warnings and bulletins on tropical cyclones and other severe weather systems that threaten to affect the country; and
  • Disseminate forecast and warning bulletins through radio and tv broadcasts, dial-up voice server, electronic fax and email system. 
Marine Meteorological Service Section

Function:

  • Implements plans and programs pertaining to the improvement of the quality of weather and sea condition analysis and wave forecasting;
  • Conducts continuous surveillance of weather and sea conditions;
  • Performs real-time prognostication of the synoptic condition or systems using guidance NWP products and other techniques and issues shipping forecasts for domestic and international shipping vessels and during tropical cyclone occcurences and other severe weather systems as well as marine gale warning and marine bulletin and other marine related information to appropriate agencies concerned, ship owners and operators, fishermen and coastal raidio staions;
  • Disseminate forecast and warning bulletins through radio and tv broadcasts, dial-up voice server, electronic fax and email system.
Techniques Application and Meteorological Satellite Section

Function:

  • Develops, creates, tests and maintains operational and application programs to automate general weather forecasting procedures and specifications;optimize tropical weather and typhoon prediction models, numerical weather prediction softwares and adapt them for operational use;
  • Develop, maintains and updates the Weather Division Homepage;
  • Coordinate in the installation of softwares (applications and operating system upgrades) to ensure a smooth running of the Weather Division computer system;
  • Handles system administration (including diagnosis and repair of software and hardware problems as they occur) of all computer systems within the Weather Division;
  • Undertakes verification and evaluation of numerical weather prediction products being used
  • Archives numerical weather prediction products, tropical cyclone information for future research activities; and
  • Provides technical assistance to the users within the computer network.
  • Conducts routine operation and maintenance of both the polar orbiting satellite tracking, receiving and processing systems and the geosynchronous satellite receiving system to provide continuous real-time weather satellite imagery for weather analysis and forecasting.
  • Undertakes activities to generate advanced application products from satellite data for tropical cyclone forecasting, mesoscale convective system analysis, and other useful applications; and
  • Performs archiving of satellite data from both system for research purposes and other future uses.
Meteorological Data and Information Exchange Section

Function:

  • Implements plans and programs pertaining to the development and improvement of the meteorological telecommunication system for efficient reception, dissemination, and local/international exchange of data, forecasts, warning bulletins and other relevant information;
  • Performs 24-hour realtime operation of the meteorological telecommunication facility of PAGASA and receives/collects meteorological data and disseminates weather forecasts, weather bulletins and other relevant information/messages; and
  • Conducts continuing telecommunication-related activities in relation to the World Meteorological Organization - World Weather Watch Program and operates the message switching system for PAGASA
Aeronautical Meteorological Services Section

Function:

  • Undertakes continuous monitoring and reporting of weather changes in the aerodrome, issues trend forecast with every regular and special observation reports, and issues warning bulletin for significant meteorological phenomena hazardous to aircrafts approaching and within the aerodrome;
  • Conducts routine weather analysis and prognostication for the preparation and issuance of flight documentations for all scheduled international airline flights originating from the Philippines;\
  • Issues routine terminal and aerodrome forecasts and other aviation-related information and disseminates these through the aeronautical fixed telecommunication network; and
  • Conducts briefing and debriefing of pilots and flight dispatchers

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.





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List of Trainees for the Meteorological Technicians Training Course (MTTC) 2019

The following have been accepted to undergo the Meteorological Technicians Training Course (MTTC), scheduled on 06 May – 14 October 2019

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Weather Division is now  ISO 9001:2015 Certified

Proof has been furnished by means of an audit that the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 are met.

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ONSET OF RAINY SEASON
14 June 2019

The occurrence of scattered to at times widespread rainfall associated with the Southwest Monsoon during the past few days as observed by most PAGASA stations...


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