Gale Warning
Issued at: 05:00 AM TODAY , 15 October 2019
Gale Warning # 3
For: strong to gale force 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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PROJECT TITLE: Establishment of FFWS Centers in 13 Major River Basins
RIVER CENTERS
STUDY / PILOT AREA / BASIN: 13 FFWS Centers
COMPONENT: Construction of FFWS Centers (Buildings)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
DONOR: Government of The Philippines (GoP)
PROJECT DURATION: 2013-2014
PMO: PAGASA-HMD
FOCAL POINT (s): Roy A. Badilla and Edgar dela Cruz
UPDATES:

River Basin

Flood Forecasting and Warning Center 
(FFWC)

  Location Status  Target Completion Date
1. Abulog Tuguegarao City Project Completed  
2. Abra Vigan City Nursery Project Completed  
3. Ilog-Hilabangan Kabankalan City Hall Compound On-going (86.70%) January 2017
4. Jalaur Iloilo RADAR (Co-located)    
5. Panay Roxas Synoptic Station Complex Project Suspended August 2017
6. Agusan Prosperidad City On-going (87.15%) February 2017
7. Tagum-Libuganon Tagum City Project Completed  
8. Davao Davao Synoptic Station Complex Project Completed  
9. Buayan-Malungon GenSan City Synoptic Station Complex Project Completed  
10. Mindanao Cotabato City Hall Compound Site Development Plan Submitted August 2017
11. Agus Iligan City Project Suspended August 2017
12 Cagayan de Oro MPRSD Compound, El Salvador City with PR October 2017
13.Tagoloan

   

 

STUDY / PILOT AREA / BASIN: Automation of Flood Early Warning System for Disaster Mitigation in Greater Metro Manila
KOICA 3
COMPONENT: O&M, RR-RO modeling IEC, flood drills of SOPs
DONOR: Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)
PROJECT DURATION: 2014-2015
PMO: PAGASA-HMD
FOCAL POINT (s): Maximo F. Peralta and Sheila S. Schneider
UPDATES:
As of February 2017:
  • Dispatch of Korean experts in the Philippines for the implementation of EWS 3 project
  • Conducted surveys and meetings with the Fact Finding Team for various EWS 3 project components


 

PROJECT TITLE: Enhancing Greater Metro Manila's Institutional Capacities for Effective Disaster / Climate Risk Management towards Sustainable Development                                                                                                                                                                                           
GMMA -  READY
STUDY / PILOT AREA / BASIN: Laguna, Rizal, Cavite & Bulacan
COMPONENT: FEWS, Flood Hazard Mapping (FHM), Vulnerability and Assessment, CBFEWS Storm Surge and Geomorphic Impact Modelling
DONOR: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) / Australia Agency for International Developement (AusAID)
PROJECT DURATION: 2010-2014
PMO: Office of Civil Defense (OCD)
FOCAL POINT (s): Oskar D. Cruz - FHM & VA / Socrates F. Paat, Jr. - CBFEWS
UPDATES:
  • As of February 2017:

    A. CBFEWS
        - Processing of documents for the procurement of various survey instruments.
        - Fieldwork: Inspection, Testing and Commisioning in Bulacan, Cavite, Rizal and Laguna
        - Site inspection for Bulacan, Cavite and Manila
        - Site inspection for the newly installed fences on five (5) gauging staions in selected area in the provinces of Bulacan, Cavite and Laguna
        - Joint Final Inspection of the equipment for Laguna, Rizal, Bulacan and Cavite
        - Training on Operation and Maintenance

    B. Flood Hazard Mapping
        - Terminal Report submitted (selected municipalities of Laguna, Rizal, Bulacan and Cavite

    C. Vulnerability and Assessment
        - Terminal Report submitted (Pasig, San Juan and Marikina)

    D. CBFEWS Storm Surge
        - Installed 4 early warning signages (ManilaCity, Bulacan, Cavite)
        - Terminal Report submitted

    E. Geomorphic Impact Modelling
        - Terminal Report Submitted (selected cities and municipalities in Mtero Manila, Cavite and Bulacan




PROJECT TITLE: Deployment of Early Warning System in Disaster Prones Areas
DEWS
STUDY / PILOT AREA / BASIN: Principal River Basins
COMPONENT: FFWS
DONOR: DOST
PROJECT DURATION: 2015-2017
PMO: PAGASA-HMD
FOCAL POINT (s): Roy A. Badilla/ Oskar D. Cruz
UPDATES: As of February 2017:
  • Hydrographic Survey (all Regions completed except IVA-B &VI)
  • DGPS Training
  • Site Validation and Assessment of Hydromet Stations (all Regions completed - Year 1)
  • Information, Education and Communication Campaign (IEC) and Flood Drill (Region III -Bataan and Region VIII - Samar and Leyte)
  • Hydrographic Survey Training for representatives of DOST Regions



PROJECT TITLE: Development and Implementation of User Relevant End to End Flood Forecast Generation and Application System for Disaster Mitigation                                            
RIMES                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
STUDY / PILOT AREA / BASIN: Jalaur and Allied Rivers
COMPONENT: FFWS and Modelling
DONOR: Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System for Africa and Asia (RIMES)
PROJECT DURATION: 2014-2017
PMO: PAGASA-HMD
FOCAL POINT (s): Roy A. Badilla
UPDATES: As of February 2017:
  • Fabrication of mast/tower and other accessories for the installation of monitoring stations
  • Equipment acquisition and shipment
  • Design of sensor, data loggers and communication system
  • Design of Network
  • Site selection Survey
  • Training of PAGASA personnel in Thailand



 

PROJECT TITLE Improvement of Capabilities to Cope with Natural Disasters Caused by Climate Change
(Strengthening of FFWS for Bicol River Basin)
NPGA BICOL
STUDY / PILOT AREA / BASIN: Bicol River Basin
COMPONENT:
DONOR: Government of Japan (GoJ)/
DoF/
Crown Agent
PROJECT DURATION: 2010-2015
PMO: PAGASA-HMD
FOCAL POINT (s): Rosalie C. Pagulayan
UPDATES: As of February 2017:
  • Site survey coordination for Agdangan Tower
  • Securing of Permit to Purchase for VHF Radios and Microwave
  • Securing of Radio Frequency Radiation Evaluation for the telecommunication towers and telepole for gauging stations
  • Securing of services of Geodetic Engineer, etc. for the titling of Agdanagn Tower site
  • Coordination with the concerned LGUs were all undertaken.
  • Updating of all Contract of Lease for sites are almost done.
  • MOA for the DepEd sites in ALbay still under review as per info from Albay School Division.
  • Still waiting for the CAAP Height Clearance for the new tower for Agdangan
  • Signing of MOA between Department of Finance (DOF) and Department of Science and Technology (Secretary level) is on process


PROJECT TITLE: Resilience and Preparedness towards Inclusive Development (RAPID) Program under the Project Climate Twin Pheonix (PCTP)
STUDY / PILOT AREA / BASIN: Leyte and Samar
COMPONENT:
DONOR: United Nations Developement Programme (UNDP) /
Climate Change Commission (CCC)
PROJECT DURATION: 2013-2015
PMO: Climate Change Commission (CCC)
FOCAL POINT (s): Sheila Schneider
UPDATES: As of February 2017:
  • Installation of hydrometeorological instruments and establishment of vertical and horizontal control points to the nearby waterlevel stations (January 8-21, 2017)
  • Training for the installation and data retrieval of data loggers of raingauge and water level sensors
  • Sensitivity testing and analysis of results of various models
  • Revision of Terms of Reference of hydromet instruments
  • Printing out of initial flood maps (20m resolution) using HEC RAS
  • Signing of MOA
  • Site scoping and reconnaissance survey (Tacloban, Javier, ABuyog, Tanuan and Tolosa for Leyte Province and Municipalities of Bsey, Lawaan, Marabut and Balangiga for Samar Province
  • Submission of Inception Repor
  • Presentation of site scoping result to CCC Project Management Unit for the proposal of additional site coverage
  • Preparation and approval of Annual Procurement Plan

 

 

PROJECT TITLE: Strengthening Capacity of Comprehensive Data Management
of Flood Forecasting and Warning System (FFWS) through Strategic 
Formulation of Hydrometeorological Information System
JICA TCP
STUDY / PILOT AREA / BASIN:
COMPONENT:
DONOR: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) /
TCP
PROJECT DURATION: 2014-2017
PMO: PAGASA-HMD
FOCAL POINT (s): Rosalie C. Pagulayan
UPDATES: As of February 2017:
  • Joint Coordination Committee (JCC) meetings
  • Project Launching cum Press Briefing (Media Briefing)
As of June 2014:
Meeting was held last April 14-15 focusing on the following issues:
  • Identify the current situation in the data management of FFWS, particularly the system and data format
  • Areas that will be covered by the new TCP
  • The Japanese Consultants to map-out activities for the detailed design phase of the project by August 2014

 

PROJECT TITLE: Japan's Non-Project Grant Aid for Provision of Japanese SME's Products 2012
NPGA Mindanao
STUDY / PILOT AREA / BASIN: Mindanao (Davao, Tagoloan and Buayan-Malungon River Basins)
COMPONENT: FFWS - enhancement of Network, modeling
DONOR: Government of Japan (GoJ) / 
Japan International Cooperation System (JICS)
PROJECT DURATION: 2013-2014
PMO: PAGASA-HMD
FOCAL POINT (s): Rhonalyn Macalalad
UPDATES: As of February 2017:
  • Bidding for Materials and Services for the Installation, Testing, Integration, Commissioning and Training for the Flood Forecasting and Early Warning Systems in the Three (3) Major River Basin in Mindanao 


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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