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Weekend update- July 04/05, 2015

A stormy weekend lies ahead for most of the northwestern Pacific Ocean basin, with the onset of rainy season in the north, and lots of activity to digest in the tropics! NORTH The annual rainy season front has been well-established over the past 6 weeks, as it slowly works its way to the north across China. Undulating now near 30 degrees north latitude, we find Korea and Japan’s rainy season is now ...

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Chan-Hom Forecast

Typhoon (STS) Chan-hom Nears Guam, Possibly Japan , Friday Update

Those in Guam getting ready for the 4th of July weekend may want to put those plans on hold as Typhoon Chan-hom nears the island posing the threat of bringing typhoon strength winds to both Guam and Saipan on Saturday Evening. Chan-hom is not very organized this Friday. The center of circulation remains exposed and most of the storms convection is away from the center to the east and west. This ...

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Philippine 1st Weather Watch & Helpful Information - EGAY ** Chan-hom ** 97W ** ROUGH SEAS

Philippine 1st Weather Watch & Helpful Information EGAY ** Chan-hom ** 97W ** ROUGH SEAS Good Friday Morning – July 3, 2015 – 4am TC Update: as of 12AM today 03 July 2015, Tropical Storm Egay was estimated at 320km East Northeast of Virac, Catanduanes (15.1°N, 126.8°E). Maximum winds/gust (65/80kph). Tropical Depression 96W/10W/Linfa/Egay is expected to move to the northwest through the Philippine Sea over the next several days and intensify as it passes just ...

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Fig. 1.0 A passenger boat M/B Nirvana overturned off Ormoc City today. Courtesy: Serbisyo Publiko sa Radyo

Packed Camotes-bound boat capsizes off Ormoc, Leyte; Storm Egay gathers pace

By Weatherguy Adonis Iloilo City, Philippines on the 02nd of July 2015 (1300Z)-The early stages of Typhoon Season kicks off in the Philippines with yet an unexpected turn of event-a disaster at sea where a crowded two-story passenger boat registered as M/B Kim Nirvana has capsized and sank on choppy seas, Thursday, off Ormoc City. The boat was owned by a certain Joge Bung Zarco, was carrying 173 passengers and crew ...

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Ormoc Sea Mishap. Ferry Capsizes And Kills 36

Ormoc Sea Mishap. Ferry Capsizes And Kills 36

A motor bangka (M/V Kim Nirvana) carrying more than 150 passengers has capsized in Ormoc Bay, province of Leyte (Philippines) this afternoon. The said boat capsized, about 200 meters away from shore, minutes after it left Ormoc port. It was expected to go to Camotes Island which would take less than 2 hours from the said destination. The Philippine Coast Guard immediately started their resuce and operation. The Philippine Red Cross gave blankets and ...

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Weekend update- July 04/05, 2015

A stormy weekend lies ahead for most of the northwestern Pacific Ocean basin, with the onset of rainy season in the north, and lots of activity to digest in the tropics! NORTH The annual rainy season front has been well-established over the past 6 weeks, as it slowly works its way to the north across China. Undulating now near 30 degrees north latitude, we find Korea and Japan’s rainy season…

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Northern Japan Residents Observe the Aurora

The sun became very active this past week firing off blast of Plasma directly at the earth over the weekend. The end result of this when it hits the earth is the site we know of as Auroras, this specific event was unusual due to its intensity though. Auroras were seen as far south as the Central US in North American and the UK in Europe. In Hokkaido Japan even people…

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Philippine 1st Weather Watch & Helpful Information – Solstice Education Part 1

  Philippine 1st Weather Watch & Helpful Information Solstice Education Part 1 SOLSTICE A solstice is an astronomical event that occurs twice each year as the Sun reaches its highest or lowest excursion relative to the celestial equator on the celestial sphere. The solstices, together with the equinoxes, are connected with the seasons. In many cultures the solstices mark either the beginning or the midpoint of winter and summer. The…

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Massive Tornado Swirls Through North East China

Video of what looks to be a massive Tornado has surface from CCTV out of North East China in Tongyu County, Jilin Province. According to reports from CCTV the tornado flattened several buildings and overturned a bus. There has been no reports of injuries. At the time of this video there was a cold front in the area that could have been capable of producing a tornado. Plus a large…

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