The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is closely monitoring the oceanic and atmospheric conditions in the tropical Pacific, where El Niño is prevalent.

Follow this page for updates and announcements bout the El Niño phenomenon of 2015-2016.

[Learn more about El Niño in the Philippines and about state of calamity]

Updates

PAGASA: El Niño in decaying stage

Meanwhile, the possibility of a developing La Niña is favored during the second half of 2016.


DBM augments quick response funds of DSWD

The budget will fund programs for El Niño, including the purchase of family food packs, shelter assistance, and additional relief supplies.


El Niño update: weather conditions to normalize by July

Notwithstanding, the Department of Agriculture continues to intensify its efforts to protect farms and farmers.


Government intensifies efforts to combat El Niño

The Department of Agriculture has identified critical areas and intensified cloud seeding operations nationwide to save crops.


Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Esguerra on the status of the Roadmap to Address the Impact of El Niño

It is very important that affected families know about the situation and know how to access government programs that are already in place.


Cloud seeding aids in mitigating the impact of El Niño

The Department of Agriculture has been consistently conducting cloud seeding sorties to induce artificial rain in the provinces of SOCCSKSARGEN.


Low oil prices, ample food supply ease inflation

The continuous decline in global oil prices and slower price increase in food items slowed inflation at 0.9 percent in February 2016 from 1.3 percent in the previous month.


DBM releases funds for irrigation expansion

The irrigation network services consists of the expansion of irrigation systems, and the repair, operation, and maintenance of pumping systems, to name a few.


President Aquino at the 2015 FOCAP Presidential Forum

President Benigno S. Aquino III talks with the members of the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines.


Efforts to combat effects of El Niño strengthened

The Department of Agriculture bolsters its efforts against El Niño through cloud seeding, a weather modification method that induces precipitation.