DOST 10 reminds public to visit NOAH website for comprehensive weather update (PIA)

By Jasper Marie Oblina-Rucat Tuesday 2nd of July 2013 CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, July 2 (PIA) — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) region 10 through the Philippine Information Agency’s ‘Talakayan sa PIA’ on Monday, reminded the public to visit the NOAH website www.noah.dost.gov.ph to get comprehensive weather update. Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards or Project NOAH is the DOST’s response to the call of President Benigno S. Aquino[…]

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The Philippine Radar Network

By Irene Crisologo In analyzing rainfall from thunderstorms or typhoons, we must know how much rain fell in different areas of the country. For this, we have what we call rain gauges, the most common is the tipping bucket type. For this type of rain gauge, a funnel collects the rain and directs it to a seesaw-like container which tips when it reaches a certain amount of precipitation, sending electrical[…]

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Typhoon track of Tropical Storm Gorio on June 30, 2013

The typhoon track of Tropical Storm “GORIO” as it entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Saturday, June 30, 2013.   Image from the Japan Meteorological Agency, taken on June 30, 2:00 AM PST (above).   Tropical Cyclone Warning for Tropical Storm “Gorio” issued by PAGASA on 5:00 AM, June 30, 2013 (above)   Doppler image of Tropical Storm “Gorio” taken from Subic Station on June 30, 2013 (above)[…]

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DOST-Caraga bares readiness in times of disaster (PIA)

BY: JOHNY S. NATAD Tuesday 2nd of July 2013 BUTUAN CITY, July 2 (PIA) — The Department of Science and Technology – Caraga (DOST-13) bared their readiness in the event of disaster that may occur in Caraga region. In a press conference held in line with the celebration of the National Disaster Consciousness Month, DOST-Caraga Regional Director Dominga Mallonga revealed that the department has institutionalized its disaster risk reduction management[…]

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