Sunday, April 19, 2015

Metro Manila Temperature Hit 36.2 degrees

Metro Manila Temperature, Metro Manila weather, summer heat

Metro Manila sizzle as it hit the hottest day so far this 2015 last Saturday, April 18, the temperature hit 36.2 degrees Celsius.

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the maximum temperature recorded last Saturday at its Science Garden in Quezon City has beat the previous day’s maximum temperature of 35.9 degrees.

PAGASA also warned the public about heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and stroke since they are expecting the heat index to reach above 38 degrees Celsius in Metro Manila and surrounding areas.

The heat index (human discomfort index) refers to the temperature apparently felt by the body based not only on the air temperature but also on the humidity.

The heat index in Tuguegarao City could reach up to 38.7 degrees on Monday and up to 39.1 degrees on Tuesday.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Two People Dead After Drinking Pearl Milk Tea Caught on Video

Pearl Milk Tea poisoning, ErgoCha Milk Tea House, Milk Tea poisoning, Hokkaido

Pearl Milk Tea a popular Taiwanese tea-based drink which can be found in every corner in Manila, Philippines to beat the summer heat suffer a scare recently due to poisoning. The victims were Suzaine Dagohoy, Arnold Aydall and William Abrigo. Suzaine Dagohoy and store owner William Abrigo died while Suzaine boyfriend Arnold is still alive but confined in a hospital. It happened after they drink a “Hokkaido” flavored milk tea from ErgoCha Milk Tea House on Bustillos Street in Sampaloc, Manila on Thursday.

Arnold Aydall first took a sip and spat it out, he later complained to the owner that it tasted disgusting. Suzaine also took a sip and then the owner to confirm the complain also tasted the Pearl Milk Tea. Minutes later both Dagohoy and Abrigo collapsed then later died.

In an autopsy report released by the Manila Police District, the cause of Dagohoy’s death was due to “shock secondary to ingestion of toxic substance.”

Saturday, April 4, 2015

14 year old Beat Wesley So at the US Chess Championship

Wesley So, Chess, US Chess Championship, Sam Sevian

Wesley So (ranked 8th in the world )is one of the best chess player in the world, which is why it is shocking that he got trounced by a 14 year old kid Sam Sevian. This is Sevian first US Chess Championship and he beat out a Super-GM.

Wesley So was expected to challenge Magnus Carlsen, the current World Chess Champion. The number-two US player isn't supposed to be losing in the third round to a kid who just became a GM.

Sevian played the black pieces and it ended after 41 moves of a Queen's Gambit, with is ready to mate in 6. In the final position, you'll see the powerful rook check the white king  and Sevian holding a bishop and a pair of knights, it was just a matter of few moves that So would get checkmated, so he resigned.

Sevian is tied for fourth to eighth places with 1.5 points with his only win of the event so far.
Wesley So, Chess, US Chess Championship, Sam Sevian