Philippines

‘Ulysses’ expected to exit PH Friday

By Ma. Cristina Arayata   (Image grabbed from PAGASA website)  MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Typhoon Ulysses is expected to maintain its strength in the next 24 hours, and will exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Friday, the weather bureau said on Thursday night.  The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), in its 11 p.m. … Continue reading

Alberta gov’t issues advisory on working under extreme temperatures
Alberta

Alberta gov’t issues advisory on working under extreme temperatures

NEWS ADVISORY Overview Understanding the health risks of working under extreme temperatures can help employers protect their employees. While this information is most suitable for outside working workers, it can also help workers working in indoor (hot) or cold environments. For more information, see the Publications for Safe Work in the Summer and Winter . Working in the Wings … Continue reading

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Environment Canada: Be prepared for…HEAT!

Heat and Humidity (Source: http://www.ec.gc.ca/meteo-weather/default.asp?lang=En&n=6C5D4990-1#heat_and_humidity) Humidity is the amount of water vapour in the air. In forecasting, relative humidity describes the percentage of moisture in the air in comparison to how much there is when the air is saturated. The higher the reading, the greater the likelihood of precipitation, dew and fog. Relative humidity is normally highest at … Continue reading