News from the Philippines

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Typhoon MAYSAK – short update

Typhoon MAYSAK is continuing on its westward track at 20 km/h. The current position is 8.8° North and 145.2° East. The cyclone has maintained its strength. Typhoon MAYSAK forecasts narrowing Compared with the forecasts of this...

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Typhoon MAYSAK now Category 2

Typhoon MAYSAK got stronger and is now a Typhoon Category 2. The cyclone is continuing its westward track towards the Philippines at a forward speed of 27 km/h. First of all we’d like to...

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Typhoon MAYSAK

Cyclone MAYSAK has gained strength and is now a Typhoon Cat. 1. Typhoon MAYSAK is still heading west-northwest towards the Philippines. The storm will get stronger in the next 2 to 3 days.  This is...

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Camiguin dives – freedives

Camiguin dives – freedives with Herbert Nitsch. The Deepest Man on Earth (253.2 m / 830.8 ft) and the only freediver with 33 World Records in all freediving disciplines. For several years now, Camiguin becomes...

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Tropical Storm MAYSAK

Tropical Storm MAYSAK is developing over Micronesia. The storm is increasing and moves west to northwest at a forward speed of 15 km/h. Tropical Storm MAYSAK is still far away from the Philippines, about...

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Tropical Storm BAVI vanished

Tropical Storm BAVI vanished as it entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). PAGASA attributed the Tropical Depression the local name “Betty”.  Tropical Depression BAVI/Betty has rapidly weakened into a Tropical Depression (TD) last night...

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Tropical Storm BAVI plays tricks

Tropical Storm BAVI plays tricks with observers and forecasters. The storm slowed down its forward speed to 25 km/h. The track direction varies between west and northwest. Yesterday afternoon Tropical Storm BAVI looked like a...

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Tropical Storm BAVI weakens

Tropical Storm BAVI weakens while maintaining its westward track towards the Philippines – heading for Luzon. Tropical Storm BAVI is expected to enter PAR on Tuesday afternoon.   Good News Tropical Storm BAVI is weakening....

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Tropical Storm BAVI moving west

Tropical Storm BAVI is moving west to northwest at 30 km/h. This storm does not yet affect the Philippines as it is some 3,700 kilometers east of Surigao. Japan’s Meteorological Agency (JMA) predicts that...

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UBER Philippines

UBER Philippines – Uber, the San Francisco based Uber Technologies, operator of a wildly popular smartphone application that connects drivers and passengers, is keen on expanding its presence in the Philippines.  Sorry, I can’t believe....

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Camiguin – the Sunbirds are nesting

Camiguin – the Sunbirds are nesting everywhere. In our garden at least 6 couples are nesting. These beautiful little birds fly from one hibiscus to the other to collect nectar. They enjoy us with their...

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Jellyfish Alert in Camiguin

Jellyfish Alert in Camiguin – on Agoho Beach several people got stung by small jellyfish. Be careful! Before going swimming ask local people about the jellyfish on your beach. Small jellyfish are currently in...

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Just for fun

Just for fun. It’s been a hard morning with all those brown-outs here in Camiguin. Life’s too short to worry about nothing.