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DEVELOPING POSSIBLE NESAT TO CAUSE FLOODING IN THE PHILIPPINES

Its another tropical extravaganza in the western pacific today with 3 named storm turning up the oceans and another one who is likely to develop near the Philippines. This one near the Philippines is my biggest worry as far as human impact since it will be tracking north skirting the east coast of the island […]

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TROPICS CRANK UP IN THE WESTPAC

The tropics are extremely active today with 8 storms scattered across the northern pacific, not only that but we also have the 2nd latest typhoon on record developing to the east of Japan. In today’s video I break down everything taking place in the tropics west of the international date line, from the floods we […]

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THE TROPICAL WESTERN PACIFIC SHOWS SIGNS OF ACTIVITY IN JULY

It’s been an unusually calm 2017 Typhoon Season in the Western Pacific. Yes we have a had a handful of tropical depressions (named by PAGASA) and two official tropical storms “Muifia” and “Merbok” but we continue to lack any typhoons as of the end of June. For those who are not used to the Western […]

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Is Japans Rainy Season Really All That Bad?

Yes it is gloomy, cloudy and downright upsetting at times, but is Japans Rainy Season all that bad? It runs like clockwork every year, as we head in to June – July the regular sound of falling rain drops patters away at my window most mornings at my urban apartment in downtown Tokyo.  Like most […]

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Tropical Depression Developing Near the Philippines

  It has been a rather calm tropical season in the western pacific and the northern hemisphere for that matter thus far this year, but things are slowly starting to fire up, or more like a slow burn in the waters off the Philippines. KEY POINTS A tropical depression has developed west of the Philippines […]

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Deadly floods in Sri Lanka and Cyclone Mora nearing Bangladesh

Heavy early season rains have killed at least 151 people and left 111 missing across Sri Lanka this past week in some of the worst floods in 15 years.  The rains are coming right on time as far as the south west monsoon is concerned, so to see precipitation this time of year is not […]

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