Expect severe El Niño in April

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo THE severe effects of El Niño will be felt in almost all parts of Western Visayas by April 2019, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAG-ASA). “Almost all of the provinces in the region will experience dry spell and drought by April brought about by the El […]

Fewer typhoons, lesser rains as El Niño rages – PAG-ASA

By: Emme Rose Santiagudo  FEWER typhoons were enter the country in the following months due to the El Niño phenomenon, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAG-ASA). Renito Paciente, chief of the Marine Meteorological Services Section under PAG-ASA’s Weather Division, 50 percent of rainfall is induced by typhoons. Hence, the country […]