JAPAN DRIFT ICE MAKES IT TO THE PACIFIC COAST

The drift ice around Hokkaido has been rather intense this year. It showed up over a week earlier than average in the Wakkanai region and has continued to dominate the northern Coastline of Hokkaido ever since. Just last week eight fishing vessels became trapped in the ice according to the Asahi Shimbum.  The strong ice […]

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JAPAN ENHANCED TORNADO FUJITA SCALE CREATED

  This whole topic is very interesting so if you want to find Additional Information it can be found here from the AMS.  

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Tropical Blob Watch? Might cool temperatures down in the Philippines

A southern Philippine blob watch is in place, what I mean by that is by the end of the week we could see a weak low pressure area blow up and bring some heavy rains to the Visayas / Mindanao area.  This could be a relief though for some of the areas looking at increasing […]

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TROPICAL DISTURBANCE BRINGS HEAVY RAINS IN THE SOUTHERN PHILIPPINES

A tropical disturbance over the central and southern Philippines has been bringing heavy rainfall over the past 24hrs and is expected to continue to do so for the coming days.   This is all associated with invest 90W which is located right over Mindanao as shown in this high resolution imagery from the Himawari 8 Satellite.  […]

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Japan Weekend Winter Weather Outlook

Its Friday and that means its time to take a look at what the weekend has in store for us across Japan. Overall it is a typical start to much, we have a passing low that is spiking up temperatures slightly but also swiftly followed in with rapidly cooling conditions across the country. Below is […]

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Spring Weather Moves In – Daily Weather Brief February 20th

Spring is in the air today, in the north a classic spring storm rolls across Japan, the rainy season front is showing early signs of development in China and in the tropics the North East Monsoon albeit still present is starting to wane. North Japan is once again feeling the effects of a classic spring […]

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