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Daily update- Thursday, April 2, 2015

As we cruise through another Thursday in the northwest Pacific Ocean basin, we find lots of clouds and rain to the north, heat continuing to build through the entire region, and a dying typhoon in the tropics. NORTH Unsettled weather will be in store today for most of the northern third of the NWPAC as a weak storm system organizes in eastern China, and slides across the Korean peninsula en route to ...

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Weakening of Typhoon Maysak

Maysak / Chedeng Weakens But Still is a Easter Weekend Threat in Luzon

Typhoon Maysak can now be considered “over the hill”. And what I mean by that is at this time its best days are behind it. Of course if the storm made landfall yesterday as a Cat 5 Super Typhoon the impact from the storm would have been catastrophic in the Philippines. But remember the storm is not static and its intensity is changing. An increase in dry air but mostly strong upper ...

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Philippine 1st Watch & Helpful Information - PREPARE for: The Strong But Weaker MAYSAK/CHEDENG

Philippine 1st Weather Watch & Helpful Information Good Thursday Morning ..... April 2, 2015 ..... 3:30am "PREPARE" ..... "PREPARE" ..... "PREPARE" for: THE STRONG BUT WEAKER TYPHOON MAYSAK/CHEDENG Keeping Things Simple To Understand Latest Position of MAYSAK/CHEDENG: N12°00'(12.0°) E134°40'(134.7°) Direction & Speed : West/Northwest @ 20km/h(10kt) Even though TYPHOON MAYSAK/CHEDENG has weakened it's still classified as a strong storm. MAYSAK/CHEDENG continues moving towards the Philippines. My suggestion for anyone that lives within the cone of error should be "PREPARING". PLEASE: ...

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Fig. 2.0 A rare glimpse from the ISS. Need more to say? Image: European Space Agency

Powerful Typhoon 04W Maysak And Information Mayhem In The Philippines

By Weatherguy Adonis Iloilo City, Philippines on the 01st of April 2015 (1000Z)-The Americans are bent on Super Typhoon 04W "Maysak" set to crest its peak within the next 12h reaching 277 km/hr sustained before gradually weakening as it tread along the East Philippine Sea. A buildup of dry air and shear are up in the sleeves and this could factor in to hamper further intensification. JTWC points out almost certain for an ...

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Super Typhoon Maysak (Chedeng) Noon Video Update | April 1, 2015

Please watch WxCaster PAT's latest Video Update below for more in-depth discussion on the latest information on Typhoon Maysak as well as its forecast track and intensity: Super Typhoon Maysak continues to move away from the State of Yap on its way towards the Philippines. The eye of Maysak was last located approximately 200km northwest of Yap or about 1,280km east of Borongan in the province of Eastern Samar in the ...

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Japans “Cat Island” becomes a worldwide sensation. What Else is there?

Japans “Cat Island” becomes a worldwide sensation. What Else is there?   For those who live in Japan this is something we have all heard about but it still it is somewhat of a novelty. A island that had a mice problem brought in by ships, thus to combat the problem cats were introduced.   After years of breeding now the Cats in the island of Aoshima have multiplied and…

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Hay Fever / Pollen Forecast 2015 , How to Prepare in Japan

It is spring in North East Asia and in Japan specifically many people may be suffering from runny nose, itchy eyes and sneezing. Even if you do not have these symptoms you might notice around you a large amount of people starting to wear medical mask in February and March. Before you start to think a new flue pandemic is underway remember that it is Hay Fever season and seasonally…

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Japans Sea Effect Snow, Westpacwx 101

Throughout winter in Japan the term “Sea Effect Snow” is repeated over and over again when discussing the winter weather and incredibly high snow totals that dominate snow country of northern Japan. In this episode of westpacwx 101 we will break down what sea effect snow is what causes it.   Now despite its name sea effect snow is NOT salty. As we all know when water evaporates from the…

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2015 Typhoon Names and Meanings

Here are the names, country of origin, and meanings, for tropical cyclones that will be used this season (2015) in the Western Pacific: International- Mekkhala (used) Higos (used) Bavi: Vietnam – A mountain chain in Hatay province (about 40 km west of Hanoi) with its peak of 1281 m, where there is a national forest. Maysak: Cambodia – A kind of tree. Haishen: China – The God of the Sea.…

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