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Typhoon Huiyan Pounded Palau

Typhoon Huiyan pounded Palua, still saving much of its brutal force for the Philippines. Super Typhoon Haiyan pounded Palau and parts of Micronesia early Thursday morning, packing winds of up to 250 kilometres per hour. Kayangel is located 24 kilometres … 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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Bloomberg: Giant Clam Feeds Palau Legislator Thanks to U.S. Gifts

By Mike Di Paola – Jul 30, 2012 I was sitting in a 16-foot skiff with Governor Thomas Patris of the state of Hatohobei, Palau, anchored over Helen Reef. While the governor talked about a new agreement his community has … Continue reading

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