Thursday, August 16th 2012, 3:15 AM EDT
A period of "calm weather" to descend on the Earth for the next few days as Solar activity is low this week, although the people of the Philippines may not have thought so as Tropical Storm Kai-Tak develops into a cat 1 Typhoon and then thankfully drifts away...
Relief as storm leaves Philippines - thenews.com.pk
MANILA: Tropical Storm Kai-tak blew out of the Philippines on Thursday, offering some relief for millions of people struggling to recover from a brutal few weeks of monsoon rains that claimed 109 lives.
However civil defence chief Benito Ramos said floods could still hit the Cagayan river basin, a farming region of more than two million people as runoff from storm-induced rains descend from surrounding mountain ranges.
"The storm is gone but we're still on red alert. In 10 hours we'd know how much water would descend onto the Cagayan river," Ramos told
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