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Westpacwx Outlook Tuesday 26th May 2015

Tuesday the 26th of May in the Western Pacific and Eastern Asia and to be honest the region is sitting within a very typical late May early June weather pattern.   Starting from the North and Working South…   NORTH   Japan and North east China and basking in a warming trend today after a strong high pressure moved overhead bringing in southerly winds and clear sunny skies.   In Tokyo the mercury is expected to climb in ...

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Convective Outlook 26 May 2015

The primary concern is the higher probability of seeing flooding conditions in southern Taiwan as the rainy season front continues to linger over the island. Expect to see up to 100 mm of rain during the next 24 hour period, and given that the area has already seen more than 950 mm of rain during the past 72 hours, there is a higher likelihood of seeing the flooding potential. Thunderstorms ...

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Philippine 1st Weather Watch & Helpful Information - Early Morning Philippine Weather Information

Philippine 1st Weather Watch & Helpful Information - Early Morning Philippine Weather Information Good Monday Morning - May 25, 2015 - 4:30am Trough of Low Pressure Area (LPA) affecting extreme Northern Luzon. Cloudy skies with light to moderate rains and isolated thunderstorms will be experienced over Northern Luzon. Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated thunderstorms mostly in the afternoon or evening will be experienced over Metro Manila and the rest of the country. Moderate ...

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WPAC surface anaylsis 23 MAY

Weekend update - May 23/24, 2015

As we peer into the northwestern Pacific Ocean basin’s amazing “crystal ball of weather forecasting” this weekend, we find more summer heat building into portions of the north, seasonal “plum rains” affecting much of the central region, and more moisture building in the south ahead of the climatological monsoonal shift. NORTH Quite a bit of cloudiness is tracking across the northern tier of the NWPAC this weekend, as the seasonal “plum rains” ...

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Philippine 1st Weather Watch & Helpful Information (Philippine Forecast - Southwest Monsoon - High Heat Indexes)

Philippine 1st Weather Watch & Helpful Information Philippine Forecast - Southwest Monsoon - High Heat Indexes Good Friday Morning - May 22, 2015 4am There are no developing Tropical Disturbances (LPA’s) across the Western Pacific Ocean, Philippine Sea, and South China Sea. There is a Stationary Front coming out of China that will bring showers and thunderstorms to Batanes Group of Islands and Luzon. To the South/Southeast there is a trough of clouds, showers, and ...

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Who Names Typhoons?

Some fun facts about the naming system in the Western Pacific. The naming system is put together every year by the Typhoon Committee. It composes of representatives from weather agencies in every country near the Ocean in East Asia and they all submit names. (They do a few other things at the committee as well) That is why sometimes the names change from Noul (North Korea) Dolphin (Hong Kong) Kujira…

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The Burden of Water

By Weatherguy Adonis Iloilo City, Philippines on the 05th of May 2015 (2300Z)-It’s May weather, not about the humiliating win of the undefeated boxer but a mix bag of hot and humid weather condition in many sections of the archipelago. This is not your typical serious discussion people. We’re going to tackle the issue on water and underlying factors that make this Planet a livable and harsh place to be,…

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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…

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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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