It’s been now 8 years since Typhoon Pongsona made landfall on Guam, bringing in with destruction along with $370 million dollars in 2002 US dollars; if adjusted with inflation, it’s $465.4 million USD on 2020 currency. Pongsona was first noticed by the Japan Meteorological Agency on December 2, 2002, andRead More →

It’s been now 8 years since Typhoon Bopha made landfall in the Philippines, over Banganga, Mindanao. The typhoon had maximum winds of 175 mph (280 km/h) and a minimum pressure of 911 millibars. It brought torrential rains that flattened entire villages, leaving thousands homeless, as well as washing out roadsRead More →

Tropical Storm Vamco has now intensified into a category 1 typhoon, and satellite presentations suggests that the storm is now building up an eye. Vamco is located near 14.8 degrees north, 124.5 degrees east, approximately 203 nautical miles east of the Philippines’ capital, Manila. The storm has a maximum sustainedRead More →