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HAGUPIT/Ruby – Samar again

Super Typhoon HAGUPIT/Ruby will hit Samar again – this is now sure. JMA forecasts rather the southeastern shores and JTWC predicts the center of the typhoon going through the northeastern parts. After having hit Samar...

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Typhoon HAGUPIT/Ruby – two tracks

Typhoon HAGUPIT/Ruby is intensifying and approaching. But there is a growing difference between the forecast tracks. One group of forecasters maintains the straight track through the Visayas. The other group predicts a turn northwards...

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Typhoon HAGUPIT/Ruby – update 12/03-2

Typhoon HAGUPIT/Ruby forecast tracks are again heading more south. All agencies except US NAVY (JTWC) follow the JMA forecast. You may compare the two Multi Agency Track Forecasts. These compilations are made by Michael Padua. JTWC...

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Typhoon HAGUPIT/Ruby – again Samar?

Typhoon HAGUPIT/Ruby has been upgraded to a Typhoon Category 2.  It heads now rather towards Samar and maintains its western movement. There is a high risk that HAGUPIT/Ruby follows a similar track as HAIYAN/Yolanda a year...

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Tropical Storm HAGUPIT keeps south

Tropical Storm HAGUPIT keeps south and maintains its western movement. The forward speed is still fast with 35 km/h. Meteorological agencies now expect HAGUPIT to become a Typhoon Cat.4 Only the US-Navy (violet) and...

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“The View” Camiguin

“The View” Camiguin is the newest restaurant on our little island. We went here yesterday. It had been a gray and cloudy day. “The View” and the view had been good.  In Camiguin restaurants...

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New Low Pressure Area developing

A new Low Pressure Area  is developing east of the Carolines islands. JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency) predict a Tropical Depression in their 24 and 48 hours outlook. This system has the potential to become...

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Philippines bus trip calculator

Yesterday we announced the “Philippines bus trip calculator“. Friends have tested the calculator and found that the results are almost real. About an hour ago we were happy to release the only online  “Philippines...

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Bus fares in the Philippines

Bus fares in the Philippines – how to calculate? Almost every day we get inquiries asking for the cheapest bus fares from A to B. The big problem are the bus companies.They don’t publish...

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A look back on “Queenie”

“Queenie” caused some troubles in the Philippines. Why? PAGASA had announced a TD (Tropical Depression), JTWC and JMA wrote about an LPA (Low Pressure Area). What went wrong? When “Queenie” entered PAR (Philippines Area...