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Tropical Storm 05W

The Tropical Depression 05W has strengthened into a Tropical Storm and has accelerated its west-northwest movement towards Palau. This morning the storm had been southwest of Koror (Palau) at 4.3°N and 141.4°E. The winds have increased to 65...

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Tropical Depression approaching

There is a Tropical Depression (TD 05W ) east of Palau moving westwards.  This tropical Depression is currently far in the south at about 2° north and moves at 11 km/h. In the following...

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Balloon Festival Pampanga

This year’s Balloon Festival in Pampanga will be held next week from April 10 to April 13.  More than 100 pilots from round the world will color the sky with their hot air balloons.  This year’s...

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Our blog rediscovered

Our blog rediscovered a lost contact. A few days ago I reorganized our blog so it shows the article titles in the link instead of the page number. Yesterday evening I just had a...

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Agus VI is leaking – electricity production drops

A leak has developed in the Agus VI hydroelectric power plant intake in Maria Cristina Falls in Iligan City. Since last February 27, when Mindanao suffered a total power blackout,  rotating brownouts of 3 to...

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Tropical Depression “Caloy” near Mindanao

As the Tropical Depressin (ex. LPA 94W) entered PAR (Philippines Area of Responsibility), PAGASA assigned the name CALOY. Tropical Depression “Caloy” is moving at 5 km/h westwards. 45 km/h maximum sustained winds  near the center....

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Oregon Scientific LW301 – what a scrap

We purchased and installed an Oregon Scientific LW301 weather station to provide you with live weather information from Camiguin. We profoundly regret our acquisition! This weather station and the associated software are scrap! The screen...

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Check airport’s safety capabilities

A team from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) is evaluating the safety of  Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA). Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) will host a meeting in Cebu next year. This is why their Airport Safety Evaluation...