Northern Japan Ice Flow Seen From Space

A few days ago I noticed on visible satellite imagery north of Hokkaido Japan a “milky” like cloud. Upon closer examination I quickly realized this was no cloud at all but instead the seasonal ice flow out of the Sea of Okhotsk in far eastern Russia. This is nothing unusual and occurs every year in […]

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Rain turning to Snow in Tokyo this weekend.

Wet messy weekend across Japan and more specifically the Tokyo area. A low pressure area that spun up off the rainy season front is bringing not only plenty of rain but even late season snow across the Kanto plain in to mid-day Saturday. In Tokyo it will only be enough snow to really just be […]

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Invest 93W South Of Guam, 27 March 2020

The tropical Pacific is starting to heat up yet again, typically by this time of year we do already have a few named storms in the tropical pacific but this year has been relatively calm. This leading to warm sea surface temperatures across the doldrums south of Guam. With additional potential energy available any invest […]

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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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