State think tank PIDS and its partner-institutions have found that farmers encounter difficulties in obtaining raw climate data from PAGASA’s website. The lack of access to online channels, including social media and mobile applications, where the bulk of the agency’s data are available, was also identified as a gap.
As the Philippines enters the rainy season, researchers from the DOST and UP have unveiled the development of severe wind hazard maps for susceptible buildings around the country.
High-impact technologies — from understanding lightning and thunderstorms to the first Filipino-made nanosatellites – are expected to be launched and deployed this year, according to the DOST.
The COA has issued a Notice of Disallowance requiring state weathermen and other science workers to refund excess money due to the alleged overpayment of Longevity Pay (LP).
To be led by the company?s corporate service corps (CSC) members, the program will bring technology and its ?IBM experience? to further aid the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) and the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), a company executive said.