Rappler Talk: PAGASA's Chris Perez on weather forecasting
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MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines, one of the countries most prone to natural hazards, gets an average of 20 tropical cyclones each year.
As the state weather bureau, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) keeps track of a tropical cyclone, from the time it is spotted outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility until it leaves.
On top of this, PAGASA also handles day-to-day weather forecasting, issuing regular bulletins on its website and on social media to millions of followers.
What are PAGASA operations like? What exactly do common weather forecasting terms mean? Rappler talks to PAGASA Senior Weather Specialist Chris Perez about these and more in an interview airing on Friday, November 8, at 7 pm. Tune in! – Rappler.com