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It is the process or phenomenon of atmospheric, hydrological or oceanographic nature that may cause loss of life, injury or other health impacts, property damage, loss of livelihoods and services, social and economic disruption or environmental damage (UNISDR, 2007).

Hydrometeorological Hazard

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is an intense low pressure system with a minimum sustained velocities of 35KPH.

Tropical Cyclones

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the official source of information about tropical cyclones even before it enters the PAR, classified tropical cyclones in to four in accordance to its wind speed.

PAGASA

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Due to the overflowing of water from lakes, streams, and other bodies of water.

Floods

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Types of floods

River
Coastal
Flash

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As a sudden rise of sea level above the normal level on the coast due to a drop of atmospheric pressure and the force of the wind as a tropical cyclone approaches the coast.

Storm Surge

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Is a localized storm cloud that produces lightning and thunder and often brings heavy rain shower or hail as well as strong gusty wind.

Thunderstorm

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Is a localized wind storm characterized by a visible funnel shaped, rapidly whirling cloud extending downward from the base of a dark cumulonimbus cloud.

Tornado

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Is the lack of rainfall for normal needs.

Drought

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are natural part of the global climate system that occurs when the Pacific Ocean and the atmosphere above it change from their neutral (normal) state for several seasons.

La Niña/El Niño