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Fire and rain

Amid the Christmas revelry, tragedy. Rain, floods, landslides killing hundreds in the Visayas and Mindanao – but why must these seasonal disasters claim the same widespread, largescale deaths and destruction with such certainty, year after year, typhoon after typhoon, when weather forecasting has made them predictable?

Manila Bulletin/Tempo reporter Ellalyn B. de Vera was awarded by the Philippine Meteorological Society (PMS) last Thursday for “her valuable contribution in promoting meteorology in the country through her news articles.“

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Manila, Philippines -Former Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) chief weather forecaster Prisco Nilo has been gone in the bureau for almost a year but President Benigno S. Aquino III still cannot stop thinking about him. The President continued to criticize the former head of PAGASA for his wrong forecast of the path […]

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