Articles tagged "palau"

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Palau could completely dry up this month, officials warn

Palau officials have warned today the country could completely dry up this month. The Pacific country, with about 18 000 people, declared the state of emergency last month due to one of the worst droughts in its history and is now asking for urgent aid. President...

April 04, 2016

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Hagupit on the track to become super typhoon, Philippines on alert

Tropical Storm Hagupit strengthened into a typhoon early on December 2, 2014 with maximum sustained winds of 130 km/h (80 mph). Hagupit rapidly intensified, and is now Category 2 typhoon with maximum sustained winds of 160 km/h (100 mph), gusting up to 195 km/h (120

December 03, 2014

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Tropical Storm Bopha upgraded to typhoon

Tropical Storm Bopha started to intensify and was upgraded to a typhoon status by JTWC few hours ago. Maximum sustained winds have increased to 105 km/h (65 mph). Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 120 km (75 miles) from the center.According to latest

November 30, 2012

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World's largest shark sanctuary declared at Marshall islands

The Republic of the Marshall Islands is now home to the world’s largest shark sanctuary. The Nitijela, the Marshallese parliament, unanimously passed legislation this week that ends commercial fishing of sharks in all 1,990,530 square kilometers (768,547 square

October 09, 2011