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DPWH taps Project Noah maps to identify hazard areas, no-build zones

Dec 11, 2018 - 7:45 PM

DPWH's guidelines to acquire permits, certifications in projects within potentially high-hazard areas now includes using Project Noah's hazard maps as reference

UP Resilience Institute to integrate Project NOAH as information hub

May 22, 2017 - 8:04 PM

The UP NOAH Center under the UP RI will offer reports for cities and municipalities to help them manage their ecological vulnerabilities

Predicted storm surge heights go up – NOAH

Dec 06, 2014 - 3:05 PM

Scientists from Project NOAH are predicting storm surge heights of up to 4 6 meters in several municipalities in Samar province

MTSAT Floater image of Typhoon Hagupit as of 0532 UTC 56 December 2014. Image courtesy NOAA

NOAH: More areas warned vs Ruby storm surges

Dec 06, 2014 - 7:30 AM

Project NOAH s latest storm surge predictions show towns in Samar province possibly getting surges as high as 4 1 meters when Typhoon Ruby Hagupit hits

MTSAT Floater image of Typhoon Hagupit as of 2101 UTC 5 December 2014. Image courtesy NOAA

NOAH warns: Meters-high storm surges in parts of Visayas

Dec 05, 2014 - 9:46 AM

Project NOAH: Surges of up to 3 72 m could hit coastal areas of Samar and Leyte based on storm surge simulations

MONSTER STORM. On December 4, 2014, at 02:10 UTC, the MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Terra satellite took this visible image of Super Typhoon Hagupit approaching the Philippines. Image Credit: NASA Goddard's MODIS Rapid Response Team

Ill-equipped agency? Story on COA audit of PAGASA 'misleading'

Dec 03, 2014 - 9:52 AM

Inquirer report based on 2013 Commission on Audit data says officials; Story demoralizing to scientists employees of state weather bureau

Typhoon Yolanda: East Visayas signal no. 4

Nov 07, 2013 - 5:22 PM

UPDATED Typhoon intensifies speeds up still on course to hit the region; Landfall Friday morning over Guiuan Eastern Samar or Abuyog Leyte

Dangerous Yolanda heads for Visayas

Nov 07, 2013 - 11:51 AM

UPDATED Typhoon Yolanda is an extremely catastrophic super typhoon one of the planet s strongest most violent this year

Science, tech 'key to PH competitiveness'

Jul 29, 2013 - 8:51 AM

Science and Technology Secretary Mario Montejo says Filipino technology works and the DOST aims to harness it

Debris flow: Legazpi City in 2006, New Bataan in 2012

Dec 10, 2012 - 10:40 PM

If the terrain is really dangerous people local governments and aid groups can only do so much

DEBRIS FIELD. A family carrying food relief for victims of Typhoon Pablo (Bopha) walks along a river as they head for home in the village of Andap in the town of New Bataan in the Compostela Valley province on December 8, 2012. AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE

Rainfall over Metro surpasses 'Ondoy'

Aug 07, 2012 - 4:10 PM

Rainfall during the past 22 hours has surpassed the rainfall recorded during tropical storm Ondoy in 2009

Freak weather event caused Sunday rains - Pagasa

Jul 31, 2012 - 6:00 PM

Top DOST officials defend weather bureau Pagasa after criticism that the public was not informed properly Sunday evening s freak weather