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  1. Hi Karyo, i hope we are just the exception to the rule... Just worrying a little about the blood pressure... About the heat, i feel it early, but i am used to it, without much problem... Just cold shower every day or maybe 2 times per day, plus air conditioning and that's all.
  2. Thanks, but i ain't so fat.. just 14 stones or 90 kgs and 1.83 m or 6 feet
  3. Hi all... I am Greek man 30 years old living in Germany... While during the nights and especially during 5-7 am i feel the cold, during the days the situation is different. I need 12 degrees C, to feel cold with short sleeve shirt and there will be the need to wear long sleeve shirt and then i need 7-8 degrees C to wear a jacket, while Germans wear long sleeve shirt with jacket from 17-18 degrees. So everything is ok with me, i am just different or i have a health problem? Soon, I am gonna have health exams, so what exactly i have to focus on? Thanks in advance.
  4. I have found an apartment that is located exactly above the river Rhine in Mannheim, Germany. See an image here: https://i.imgur.com/Xo8MfeC_d.jpg?maxwidth=640&shape=thumb&fidelity=medium Before i sign and pay, i should be sure there will not be any serious problem, living in this situation. So what is your opinion? It is exactly like living far from river or it is completely different? What about some annoying insects, like mosquitoes, or american cockroaches or german cockroaches? What about spiders? Generally speaking, in all Germany what is the "boss" of these animals? I have the following experiences: Athens, Greece: American cockroaches Countryside, Greece: Spiders Toronto, Canada: Bed bugs Gdansk, Poland: Cockroaches (smaller than the american ones, maybe german) So what is the "boss" of these animals in Germany, and especially in Mannheim? Also what about living in enviroment with high amounts of moisture and humidity? There should be some problems? What about allergies? And what about the pollution of the river? Since the position of the apartment is high, i am not afraid of flooding or overflowing. Thanks in advance.
  5. windy.com android app live, 14.00 german time, 28 September 2018. The first lightings are in the Messinia, southwest Greece.
  6. https://www.forbes.com/sites/marshallshepherd/2018/09/26/a-medicane-threatens-greece-what-is-this-weather-phenomenon/#14760a82ddfe General wiki: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mediterranean_tropical-like_cyclone 160 kph local instant gust is expected.
  7. And... The meaning of word malakas in Greek language: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malakas
  8. In this thread we will discuss about cyclone phenomena, and I start: 1) When two cyclones are met and merge and create a stronger cyclone, how this phenomenon is called? 2) When two cyclones are met and collide and both are impoverished, how this phenomenon is called? 3) When a cyclone is divided into two separate cyclones, how this phenomenon is called? 4) When a cyclone changes ocean (for example from Pacific to Atlantic) or changes part of ocean (from hurricane in north - eastern Pacific to typhoon in north - western Pacific), how this phenomenon is called? So, let's discuss... Say other phenomena too... Can a cyclone have two eyes?
  9. Taiwan is preparing for the arrival of Nepartak, a massive typhoon that is expected to cause heavy rains and flooding. Typhoons are common in Taiwan - category 5 typhoons, though, are not that usual. Since 1950 there have been 18 cyclones of this most violent category, and Super Typhoon Nepartak would be number 19. It is the first named storm of 2016 and is currently a category 5, as defined by the Saffir-Simpson international scale. Even though the major El Nino of last year has now collapsed, the northwest Pacific typhoon season is having its second slowest start in nearly 70 years. That will be of no comfort to the inhabitants of Taiwan who can expect the onset of typhoon weather later on Thursday. Taitung and Hualien counties in eastern Taiwan are likely to be the first to be hit by Nepartak. They contain a long, low river valley so flooding is likely. The forecast rainfall is expected to be at least 300mm. Current measurements by NASA suggest cloud tops of 17,000 metres, or 56,000 feet, which mean that thunderheads around the typhoon's eye are punching through the top of the atmosphere. Rainfall rates over the ocean could be as high as 190mm per hour. As Nepartak's eye makes landfall, it will lift the Pacific's surface by between one and two metres in what is known as a "storm surge". This is often the most devastating element of a typhoon, being similar to a small tsunami. In the case of Super Typhoon Nepartak, the wind could also be destructive. Steady winds of 230 kilometres an hour will be boosted by gusts as high as 280km/h. Curiously, this is the second typhoon called Nepartak, the first being a mere category 1 storm that hit the Philippines in November 2003. Appropriately, the epithet Nepartak is derived from the name of a conquering warrior from the island of Kosrae in Micronesia. Nepartak is likely to lose a lot of energy over Taiwan, but it is forecast to regain some strength over the Taiwan Strait. The Chinese mainland is then under threat, mostly from torrential rainfall, as Nepartak makes landfall on the vulnerable coast of Fujian Province. http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/07/nepartak-huge-typhoon-heading-taiwan-160707084908359.html
  10. It will become tropical storm tomorrow and tropical hurricane cat 1 in Sunday: I think both with Blas are in safe - non land area. http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/graphics_ep4.shtml?5-daynl#contents Ships from North America to Australia - New Zealand or from South America, to eastern Asia, should be careful.
  11. ZCZC MIATWOEP ALL TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL 1100 AM PDT MON JUN 13 2016 For the eastern North Pacific...east of 140 degrees west longitude: 1. An area of low pressure is expected to develop south of the coast of southern Mexico in a couple of days in association with a tropical wave that is currently located near the Gulf of Tehuantepec. Environmental conditions are expected to be conducive for gradual development of this system, and a tropical depression could form later this week while the disturbance moves westward or west-northwestward. * Formation chance through 48 hours...low...20 percent * Formation chance through 5 days...medium...50 percent Forecaster Pasch http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/gtwo.php?basin=epac&fdays=2
  12. What about 1996 Lake Huron cyclone: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1996_Lake_Huron_cyclone Or October 2010 North American storm complex: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/October_2010_North_American_storm_complex Or Hurricane Sandy https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane_Sandy I think Great Lakes are more complicated than oceans...
  13. The last period I live in Toronto - Ontario, Canada, and I wonder if I will be able to see something extreme, like hurricane... Extratropical cyclone? Very low pressure that will be born in Great Lakes? What do you think? For classical hurricanes, I live very north, and far away from Atlantic Ocean?
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