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Convective Outlook 29 Apr 2015

There are no products issued for 29 Apr 2015. Rain and some showers are expected for southern portions of China into the western islands of Japan. Another low coming out of Beijing will bring some rain chances into the Korean Peninsula as we go into Wednesday. Meanwhile, high pressure will bring warm temperatures into the central and northern portions of Japan. Warm weather extends throughout China and south into the ...

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Westpacwx Daily Update - Tuesday April 28th

Todays weather in East Asia and the Western Pacific is a typical set up for the late days of April heading in to May.   North In the north warming temperatures and high pressure dominates Korea NE China and Northern Japan. Sunny skies will continue to causes temperatures to rise here with some areas hitting near record breaking.   In Beijing the mercury will climb in to the 30s low (80sF) along with Sunny ...

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Takashima Ghost Arrives Off The Coast of Hokkaido

  A unique spring tradition in Otaru is a Mirage that sets up typically in the spring to early summer as the air begins to warm and over cooler sea surface temperatures creating a strong temperature inversion which will sometimes lead to a little freaky imagery.   The mirage already set up twice this month on a smaller scale but Mondays 30 plus degrees temperatures over the cooler waters which were around ...

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Philippine 1st Weather Watch & Helpful Information - Dry Conditions Causing Crop Calamities

Philippine 1st Weather Watch & Helpful Information - Dry Conditions Causing Crop Calamities Tuesday Morning ..... 28th day April 2015 ..... 4am Weather Forecast for Selected Cities: Cebu - Present Temperature 26°C Today - High 33°C - Scattered Clouds 10% Chance of Rain Davao - Present Temperature 26°C Today - High 35°C - Partly Cloudy 20% Chance of Showers General Santos - Present Temperature 26°C Today - High 31°C - Mostly Clouds 90% Chance of Rain Iloilo - Present Temperature ...

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Convective Outlook 28 Apr 2015

There are no products issued for 28 April 2015. The summer-like warmth is expected to continue for Japan and the Korean Peninsula, with dry weather also continuing into China. Expect only a threat for some activity by Wednesday in the southern regions of China. Forecast by Jonathan Oh Posted at 16:57 JST on 27 April 2015

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“Gorge of Snow” 雪の大谷 Is Open In Japan. Amazing Trip Idea

Want one more look at how much snow falls in Japan?  How about taking a few hours drive outside of Tokyo to Tateyama and visit  the “Gorge of Snow”  also known as “Gorge of Snow”  in Japanese. 雪の大谷.  The photo below (daily mail)  shows  this route just opened which is 2,400 meters above sea level where snow clearing efforts left a wall of snow up to 15 meters high on both sides of the…

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Songkran Festival Thailand, Country At Water War

Songkran is a festival or the Water Festival, marks the New Year for Thai people at the height of the regions Summer. Thus it provides a very unique way to celebrate incoming new year. A ceremony that people offer food to Buddhist monks, known as “making merit,” is part of the Songkran ceremonies, which dates back hundreds of years. The first day of Songkran is also National Elderly Day. The…

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Fun Facts on the Sakura / Cherry Blossoms

If you visit Japan or Korea in late March through Early May you could catch one of the most popular times of year and events in the region.   Specifically Japan where I am now here in Tokyo the Sakura or Cherry Blossom is part of the culture signaling signs of not only spring, but a new fiscal year for workers and even the start of the new school year…

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Typhoon Maysak Chedeng Recap Impact in Micronesia and Philippines

Violent Typhoon Maysak was the 4th named storm of 2015 and the third typhoon of the year making 2015 was on the most active early starts to the Typhoon season.   The storm formed on March 27th amidst a bust of convection over the Marshall islands.   The storm was given the Name Maysak one day later on the 28th. Maysak’s name came from the Camobian word for tree.  …

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