Where has the snow gone this Winter in Japan?

The amount of snow coming down in Japan this winter has been rough. Snow fall has been at record lows and many ski resorts have been suffering . For example in Sapporo the first non-white Christmas on record was seen in 2019. So I wanted to get to the bottom of this, here is a […]

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Two Tropical Areas To Watch Near the Philippines

Two invest areas are located east of the Philippines today and both show the potential to bring an increase in rain across the central and southern Philippines. At this time nothing points towards a full on typhoon but a tropical depression or weak tropical storm is possible. First a tropical depression I feel is likely […]

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Flooding Continues in Northern Luzon, Remnants of the Kammari and the NE Monsoon

The north east monsoon and the remnants of Kammuri continues to to impact the northern Philippines with gusty winds and flooding. Parts of Cagayan are still seeing heavy showers today with localized flooding thanks to the North East Monsoon creating additional lift behind Kammuri. Eventually the cool air will come in with the monsoon bringing […]

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Typhoon Kammuri / Tisoy Making Landfall

After some rapid intensification just prior to landfall Typhoon Kammuri is now coming on shore in the Bicol Region of South East Luzon. At this time over 3,000 people have been evacuated and thousands more are stranded after flights and ferries were cancelled. Winds A damaging wind threat of course exist with this storm. According […]

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Typhoon Kammuri / Tisoy Nearing Landfall

Kammuri or locally known as Tisoy has slowly attempted to gain strength today but still remains a somewhat disorganized cluster of storms. Prior to landfall though it does still look like a Cat 1 or Two at landfall with the threat of Storm Surge and heavy rains. Some areas as much as 2 ft or […]

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Typhoon Kammuri / Tisoy (30th November Update) Will impact Luzon Monday

The Philippines continue to prepare for what will likely be the strongest typhoon of the year for the tropical pacific country. Good news though today a blast of cool northerly winds sheared Kammuri (locally known as Tisoy) but this will only be short lived before the storm starts to make its turn west towards the […]

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