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DOST installs 40 lightning detection and automated weather monitoring stations

The lightning-detecting automated weather stations (AWS) will determine the relationship of lightning strikes and torrential rainfall to put together a forecast method that could predict the weather at a shorter time period.

Study: PAGASA needs to improve website, socmed channels for weather info dissemination

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.

DOST, UP develop ‘severe wind’ hazard maps

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.

PH-made nanosatellites, tech-infused thunderstorm project now underway

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.

Weathermen, scientists hit COA ruling on ?longevity pay?

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).

IBM to help strengthen PH’s disaster management capabilities

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.
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