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Tropical Storm HAGUPIT/Ruby still weakening

Tropical Storm HAGUPIT/Ruby still weakening while slowly moving towards Marinduque. The land interaction and the cold air coming from continental China used up the energy of HAGUPIT/Ruby. Tropical Storm HAGUPIT/Ruby has now a central pressure...

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HAGUPIT/Ruby is weakening, but

HAGUPIT/Ruby is weakening, but this makes the problem somehow worse. This slow storm unloads billions of tons of water over the Visayas and Bicol. This water is worse than the wind.  A well built...

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Typhoon HAGUPIT/Ruby 6 p.m. update

Typhoon HAGUPIT/Ruby is continuously approaching Samar. JMA classifies the typhoon as “very strong” this means still Cat.4. The expected landfall in Samar will happen around midnight tonight. Tourists Warning The airlines are cancelling flights. If...

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Camiguin Weather – #1 – HAGUPIT/Ruby

All weather agencies are now fully concentrated on Samar and the approaching Super Typhoon HAGUPIT/Ruby. They have much more resources than we have here in Camiguin. But our families and friends should know how we...

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If you cant change it – laugh!

Super Typhoon HAGUPIT/Ruby is approaching Samar, we are now working on the morning report. And just now a short message hit my computer and made me laugh out loud (LOL): The best track forecast...

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HAGUPIT/Ruby – short update 9 p.m.

Typhoon HAGUPIT/Ruby again intensifying and moving towards Samar – JMA has again updated their forecast – Data from 8:40 p.m.(PST) – Forward speed still 15 km/h West. Strength again Violent! JMA use another scale for...

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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...