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Sibuyan

 

an interisland sea in the Philippines, bounded by the islands of Panay, Tablas, Marinduque, Luzon, and Mas-bate. The Sibuyan Sea has depths to 1,700 m. The island of Si-buyan is located in the central part of the sea. The climate is tropical, with an annual precipitation of up to 3,000 mm. There are frequent typhoons. The water temperature ranges from 23°C to 28°C. The salinity is between 32.0 and 32.5 parts per thousand. The tides are irregular and semidiurnal, rising more than 2 m.

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Some of the destinations this season are Samar, Lobo in Batangas, Sibuyan Island in Romblon, Iba in Zambales, Kinatarcan Island in Cebu, and even along the iconic Pasig River.
The Olango Bridge Detour, Punong Bridge Detour and Tinimbawan Bridge Detour on Sibuyan Island have also been damaged by swollen rivers, Romblon News Network reported.
in Barangay (village) Mabini in San Fernando town on Sibuyan island, amid non-stop rain Sunday due to tropical depression 'Urduja.
We hope that with MAD Talks, our youth leaders in the country will be moved by real-life results brought about by volunteerism that will promote more participation, development and peace, the youth leader from a far-flung community in Sibuyan Island, Romblon added.
The Philippines is known as a global biodiversity hotspot, and small Sibuyan Island is no exception.
The third is forecast to hit Sibuyan Island on Sunday night and would bring with it strong winds and storm surge.
Rodrigo Bella, of Harbour Star, the company contracted by the authorities to retrieve the remains of the victims of the tragedy off Masbate province's Sibuyan Island, said work continued just as any other working day searching fatalities' remains.
The joint report by the European Union and United Nations experts dispatched from 9 to 20 July to the Philippines to assess the situation of Princess of the Stars', a ferry that capsized on 21 June off Sibuyan Island during Typhoon Fengshen, was submitted to the Philippine authorities on 1 August.
The government on Sunday launched a massive rescue operation to rescue survivors of the ill-fated ferry that left Manila on Friday night for Cebu and capsized Saturday off Sibuyan Island.
The 23,824-ton Princess of Stars left Manila on Friday night for Cebu and capsized Saturday in choppy waters caused by Typhoon Fengshen off Sibuyan Island near Romblon.
Some 127 bodies have been pulled from central waters off Sibuyan island, but the majority of victims apparently remain trapped in the upturned ferry whose hull remains visible above the waves.
Only the tip of the bow juts from the water 500 yards off Sibuyan island.