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Weather Philippines on 2014-04-24 0

Sunny Philippines

Sunny Philippines – the sun is shining everywhere. The Low Pressure Area LPA 89W reported earlier this week did evaporate. The sun shines even under water. Currently the waters around Camiguin island are extremely clear...

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My doc is also an artist

This morning I got a message on facebook from my dentist. With a big surprise I found that my doc is also an artist.  Some years ago I lost a few of my teeth when...

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Hot and sunny Philippines

Hot and sunny weather in the Philippines – Summer Time! It’s really motivating to get up early. Getting up at 05:00 a.m., swim in the warm sea and watch the orange ball of the...

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Beautiful Silent Gardens – the movie!

A bit than a month ago, we told you that Silent Gardens is getting beautiful – Beautiful Silent Gardens! We also promised that we’ll put the movie of Adonis R. Acebes’ work online. Unfortunately we recently...

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URGENT: Blood Group 0- (zero negative) needed

A friend of us needs an urgent medical operation. The intervention needs some blood conserves of Blood Group zero negative If you are a Zero RH Negative donor and can go to Cagayan de Oro or...

Weather 2014-04-20 0

New Tropical Depression forming

A new Tropical Depression (LPA 98W) is forming east of Palau. The TD is slowly moving westwards, towards the Philippines. Weather is still sunny in the Philippines. There are some locally produced cumulus clouds...

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Camiguin – Panaad 2014 cont.

During the Camiguin – Panaad 2014 thousands of pilgrims climbed up the “Via Crucis”, the stations of the cross, on old volcano – Vulcan Daan. Everything went well and only one road accident happened on...

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HEALTH ADVISORY

MERS-Corona Virus UPDATE: Saturday, April 19, 2014: In a press conference on Saturday, DOH Secretary Enrique Ona said further tests on the Filipino male nurse showed he is not infected. The  urged OFWs coming home from...

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Camiguin – Panaad 2014

Again, thousands of devotees have come to Camiguin for the Camiguin – Panaad 2014. The first have already started the 64 kilometers journey around the island. Many others are waiting for the cool shadows of the...

Weather 2014-04-08 0

Tropical Depression PEIPAH/Domeng stalling

Tropical Depression PEIPAH/Domeng lost power and direction. The analysis of the different meteorological agencies are still divergent.  Name (INTL. / local): PEIPAH /Domeng Class: Tropical Depression Time/Date of observation: 05:00 PM (PST) on April...

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Goodbye Uli …

This afternoon, on White Island, we gave the ashes of our dear friend Uli to the sea. Some close friends and his whole staff accompanied him on his last dive.  During our last longer...

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PEIPAH/Domeng – nobody knows

PEIPAH/Domeng – no useful forecast available. The depression/storm is playing tricks with forecasters while it has entered PAR (Philippines Area of Responsibility). Why is forecast so difficult? Weather forecast is based on two processes....

Tropical Storm PEIPAH (05W) 2014-04-05 0

TS PEIPAH: Forecasts are converging

The forecasts for Tropical Storm PEIPAH are narrowing. The multi-agency forecasts now converge 0ver Misamis Oriental, Camiguin, Surigao del Norte and Bohol. The storm is still  accelerating closer to Palau and is expected to enter...

Tropical Storm PEIPAH (05W) 2014-04-05 0

Tropical Storm “Peipah” (05W)

Tropical Storm 05W is intensifying and got now the international name “Peipah”. If you check the multi-agency forecast below, you see that 3 out of 5 weather agencies predict the storm to run over...