Articles tagged "pacific"


Fukushima radiation contamination ongoing on numerous new ocean sites

Higher numbers of ocean sites along the US West Coast are showing signs of radiation contamination from Fukushima nuclear accident, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) reports. However, the measured radioactivity levels still remain well below the US...

December 04, 2015


New tropical depression formed in northwest Pacific

New tropical depression (TD 08W) formed east of the Philippines on July 15/16, 2013. According to latest report by Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC), the center of Tropical Depression 08W was located approximately 182 nm northeastward of Manila,

July 16, 2013


New tropical cyclone forming in Eastern Pacific

Shower activity associated with an area of low pressure centered about 500 miles SSW of Acapulco, Mexico has become better organized during June 28, 2013. Upper-level winds have become favorable for additional development and tropical depression could form during the

June 29, 2013


Tropical Storm Rumbia (Gorio) to make landfall in Philippines

Tropical depression that formed east of Philippines on June 27, 2013 became Tropical Storm 06W and was named Rumbia. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has given the tropical depression the name

June 28, 2013


Tropical Storm Cosme likely to become hurricane in the next 24 hours

Tropical Depression 3-E took shape on June 23, 2013 about 500 miles south of Manzanillo, Mexico, in the eastern Pacific Ocean, and strengthened into Tropical Storm Cosme early ​on June 24, 2013. According to latest public advisory issued by US

June 25, 2013

Bopha Aqua

Tropical Storm Bopha moves towards Yap and Palau

Heavy rainfall hit island of Nukuoro. The Guam National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm warning for all the islands in the area. Bopha is expected to move west towards Yap and Palau and then the Philippines. According to latest report by Joint Typhoon

November 28, 2012