TD ‘Julian’ heading to Cagayan

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on TD ‘Julian’ heading to Cagayan 

MANILA, Oct. 5 — Tropical depression “Julian” is continuously heading west northwest nearing Calayan, Cagayan, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

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Up to 12 tropical cyclones possible till October

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Up to 12 tropical cyclones possible till October 

By Catherine J. Teves

MANILA, May 11 (PNA) — Between seven and 12 tropical cyclones (TCs) may either enter or develop in the Philippine Area of Responsibility during the May-October 2016 period.

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Spotlight: Spread of wildfire in W. Canada slowing down as evacuees move again

May 10, 2016 by · Comments Off on Spotlight: Spread of wildfire in W. Canada slowing down as evacuees move again 

TORONTO, May 9 — The spread of the huge wildfire in western Canada that has forced a massive evacuation in the oil sands town of Fort McMurray in northern Alberta province appeared to be slowing down on Sunday, partly thanks to favorable weather.

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DA advises public to plant veggies suited for cold, hot weather

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on DA advises public to plant veggies suited for cold, hot weather 

TUGUEGATAO CITY, Feb 2 — The Department of Agriculture (DA) in Region 2 has advised the public to plant vegetables that are suited for cold and hot weather conditions, easy to grow and saleable in a short period of time.

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(Feature)Bytes for bites: Big data in agriculture

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on (Feature)Bytes for bites: Big data in agriculture 

By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata

MANILA, Jan. 27 (PNA) — When we’re scanning the grocery aisles or cooking our meals, we don’t often think about how our food is painstakingly grown. It’s not that simple. In fact, farmers make around 40-50 crucial decisions each growing season. Will typhoons strike? Will it be a long, dry season? How do I protect my crops from diseases and insects? All these big farming decisions involve huge risks that allow them to harvest heartier and tastier food.

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Fair weather seen in most parts of PHL Friday

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Fair weather seen in most parts of PHL Friday 

MANILA, Jan. 22 — Except for extreme northern Luzon, most parts of the country will continue to have fair weather on Friday, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

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Expect fair weather in most parts of PHL Tuesday

January 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Expect fair weather in most parts of PHL Tuesday 

MANILA, Jan. 12 — Except for isolated rainshowers in extreme Northern Luzon, most parts of the country will continue to experience fair weather on Tuesday, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

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Northeast monsoon continues affecting extreme Northern Luzon

December 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Northeast monsoon continues affecting extreme Northern Luzon 

MANILA, Dec. 27 — Except in Northern Luzon, most parts of the country continues to experience fair weather on Sunday, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

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'Nona' death toll in Samar provinces climbs to 12

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on 'Nona' death toll in Samar provinces climbs to 12 

By Sarwell Q. Meniano

TACLOBAN CITY, Dec. 21 (PNA) –- The death toll in Samar provinces has climbed to 12 one week after typhoon "Nona's" devastation, the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) reported on Monday.

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'Amihan,' tail-end of cold front to bring rains over Luzon Monday

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on 'Amihan,' tail-end of cold front to bring rains over Luzon Monday 

MANILA, Dec. 21 — Cloudy and rainy weather would still prevail in most parts of Luzon on Monday because of a tail-end of a cold front and northeast monsoon — the two weather systems affecting the country– according to Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

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