PANAHON TV PROFILE
Direct from the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), Panahon TV airs real-time updates on weather, traffic, class suspensions, flight cancellations, red tide occurrences, and air pollution indexes. It also provides daily weather information to radio stations and major broadsheets in the country.
Panahon TV also tackles stories on climate change, the environment, disaster resiliency, health, urban development, astronomy, agriculture, and scientific breakthroughs. Its programs on risk reduction and disaster awareness include the Batang Emergency Response Team or BERT and Bisita Eskuwela (campus tours), which aim to teach basic weather reporting and disaster preparedness among students in the National Capital Region, automatically making them correspondents of the program. Panahon TV is also part of the Disaster Information for Nationwide Awareness (Project DINA), a flagship project of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council and Office of Civil Defense that has made disaster risk management information accessible to the public.
In March 2015, the United Nations accredited Panahon TV to cover the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan. In the same year, the program joined the media seminar organized by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in Vietnam. The show has also been participating in the annual Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union’s conferences on climate change since 2014.
Panahon TV has been a recipient of awards and recognitions from different institutions such as the Department of Education, Department of Science and Technology, PAGASA, and the Far East Broadcast Company, among others. It also received the Anak TV Seal and the UmalohokJuan Commendation for the show’s child-friendly content and valuable contribution to disaster preparedness campaigns. The Department of Foreign Affairs – Overseas Voting Secretariat (DFA-OVS) and the Department of Commission on Elections (COMELEC) recognized the program’s support in promoting overseas voting registration and reactivation for the 2016 national elections.
Panahon TV is produced by UBE Media, AIR21, the Lina Group of Companies, in cooperation with DZRH News Television, Cignal TV, and the Life TV.
Panahon TV Advisories:
- Gale warning
- Thunderstorm and rainfall advisories
- Expected temperatures – Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao
- Weather forecast – Selected Cities
- Weather forecast - Tourist Destinations
- 3-day weather forecasts
- Global weather
- ASEAN and ASIAN weather
- Tidal prediction
- Dam update
- Red tide update
- Air quality monitoring
- Power interruption
- Water advisory
- Traffic advisory
- Highest rainfall
- Highest temperatures
- Lowest temperatures
- Tropical cyclone location, track and movement
- Tropical cyclone warning signals
- NDRRMC updates during a disaster
- Walang pasok
- Flight cancellations