Tag Archives: Palau

In Palau, a glancing blow from Typhoon Haiyan

PRIWorld Producer Peter Thomson November 14, 2013 The world’s attention has been focused this past week on the ongoing disaster in the Philippines, as millions of residents there struggle to cope with the unprecedented crisis brought on by Typhoon Haiyan. … Continue reading

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Solomon Islands tsunami deaths confirmed

Bodies found in wake of waves that swept across Santa Cruz Island after undersea earthquake Associated Press in Sydney guardian.co.uk February 6, 2013 Six bodies including a child’s have been found in the wreckage from a tsunami that smashed into … Continue reading

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Swimming with Whale Sharks Philippines

Stunning Whale Shark Photos Aim to Help At-Risk Species Jakob Schiller January 25, 13 At first glance, Kristian Schmidt and Shawn Heinrichs’ photos of models swimming with whale sharks off the coast of the Philippines appear heavily Photoshopped. But while … Continue reading

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Update 4: Typhoon Bopha Takes Detour — Palau Is Spared

Update to this story: Dec 3, 2012 While much of Palau faired well from Typhoon Bopha, a few of the villages on the eastern side of the archipelago were hit extremely hard. On Palau’s largest island of Babeldoab, the tidal … Continue reading

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Update 3: Palau: Typhoon Bopha Navy Satellite Imagery and Current Forecasts

Jim Caldwell Redondo Beach Typhoon in Palau, South Pacific, Oceania, Australia, Guam, Philippines Present Navy Forecast: WDPN31 PGTW 022100 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR HI// SUBJ/PROGNOSTIC REASONING FOR TYPHOON 26W (BOPHA) WARNING NR 29// RMKS/ 1. FOR METEOROLOGISTS. 2. 6 … Continue reading

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Update 2: Typhoon Bopha Is Now Knocking At the Door in Palau

December 2, 2012 Oceania TV News It is just after 7 pm in Palau.   We no longer have power at our home and are connected to the world by a portable generator.  We have already lost our signal to the … Continue reading

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Update: Palau is Set to Get Lashed By A “One in A Million” Typhoon

December 2, 2012 Oceania TV News The air that now blankets Palau is warm, dry, still, and disturbingly ominous.  Palau’s sky has reason to brood for in less than 24 hours Typhoon Bopha is predicted to make landfall on the … Continue reading

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