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Tag Archives: Hagupit
Typhoon Hagupit still on course for the Philippines
In yesterday’s blog we reported on the formation of Typhoon Hagupit and its potential threat to the Philippines. At that time, winds averaged over one minute were estimated to be near 180 mph. During the last 24 hours Hagupit has … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged flooding, Hagupit, Japan Meteorological Agency, landslides, Met Office Storm Tracker, PAGASA, Philippines, Tacloban, Typhoons Comments Off on Typhoon Hagupit still on course for the Philippines
Typhoon Hagupit threatens the Philippines
The typhoon season in the western North Pacific usually peaks in September and October. However, late season typhoons are not rare and this year Typhoon Hagupit has formed in December and poses a threat to the Philippines. Hagupit developed in … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged flooding, Hagupit, Haiyan, Japan Meteorological Agency, Met Office Storm Tracker, pacific, PAGASA, Philippines, Storm surges, Typhoon Comments Off on Typhoon Hagupit threatens the Philippines