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DO FLYING TERMITES SIGNIFY THE START OF THE RAINY SEASON?

A few times in May and June, an insect known as a flying termite or “gamu-gamo” gather on street and house lights. It is also during these times when the rainy season begins in the Philippines. While studies on the relationship of winged termites and the start of the wet season are limited, large evidence links the two together. There are two conditions needed for … Continue reading DO FLYING TERMITES SIGNIFY THE START OF THE RAINY SEASON?

CAUTION: The Remaining Days of August Could Get Really (Really) Wet

So how were you doing in the past couple of days? Are you getting #summerfeels with the hot April weather? You’re maybe wondering but the Philippines is indeed in the middle of the rainy season; it just so happens that southwest monsoon or habagat is taking a good break. Here’s what happened thus far in August: A high pressure area (HPA) eased up over the … Continue reading CAUTION: The Remaining Days of August Could Get Really (Really) Wet