The primary mission of PAGASA is to provide protection of life and property against natural hazards due to typhoons, floods, drought, giant waves, high seas, etc., to utilize scientific knowledge and information as an effective instrument to ensure the safety, well being, economic security and improve the quality of life of all the people and the environment; and to promote national progress and contribute to regional socio-economic development through various applications of meteorology, geophysics and space sciences (including astronomy).
PAGASA envisions itself to be the center of:
Excellence in its distinctive competence in meteorology, operational hydrology, climatology, astronomy and other allied sciences;
World-class capability in monitoring, analyses, forecasting and
warning of tropical weather systems such as typhoons, monsoons,
Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ).