Tagged: Mindanao

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Mindanao Power! – or powerless?

If you live in Mindanao you have to drive your business on steam machines these days. During 5 to 8 hours every day electricity is not available. The Mindanao power grid has an average...

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Low Pressure Area brings rainy Easter

A Low Pressure Area (LPA 90W), currently hovering between Palao and Yap, is approaching the Philippines. This LPA has only a small potential to develop into a tropical cyclone. The Low Pressure Area  will approach...

Weather 2013-02-19 0

Tropical Depression “CRISING” – update 8:00 p.m.

The Tropical Depression “CRISING” is still moving northwest at 22 km/h. Now also the Central Visayas are getting rain and Palawan risks heavy rains tonight and tomorrow morning. The situation in Mindanao has calmed...

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No risk – no fun

It’s more fun in the Philippines! So there is also a bit more risk … UK based risk and strategic consulting firm, Control Risk, has published an updated risk-map. The Philippines are considered of...

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The first clouds of the LPA have reached Mindanao

The low pressure area (LPA) 92W is quickly moving towards Mindanao and the southern Visayas. The first batch of heavy rain clouds has reached Mindanao this morning. The nasty weather will last for about...

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Brown out – what else?

This is the second week that northern Mindanao suffers planned brown-outs. It seems, that they will last until end of April. Anywhere in the world people are calling electrical power-cuts a “black-out”. But the...

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Floods in Mindanao – soon in the Southern Visayas

The floods have begun. Near General Santos (Southern Mindanao) hundreds of houses in two major villages here were submerged in floodwaters as another major waterway swelled anew over the weekend due to heavy rains...

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Earthquakes: Philippine’s underground is hyperactive

The underground in the Philippines is hyperactive. In the last 48 hours the earth shook 31 times. Average activity is 2.2 earthquakes per day. The earthquakes concentrated in two hot spots. The first and...

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21 feet crocodile captured in eastern Mindanao

After 21 nights of hunt, a 21 feet saltwater crocodile was captured in Bunawan, Agusan del Sur, Mindanao. The villagers caught the “saltie” with help from experts of the Palawan Wildlife Conservation Center. The...

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