Thursday, January 15, 2009

The cold

The streets are cooler than air-conditioned rooms. It's the first time this has happened in Metro Manila's recent history. Elsewhere, Baguio temperature plummeted to 7.5 C—a record low—and two people died of cold in Tuguegarao.

Could this be due to global warming?

Really, it's gotten very cold. Most of the time I like the feel of it, except in early mornings when I shower. In campus, everybody wears jackets. In the dorm, few turn their fans on.

Manila is giving me the chills—literally. Pero sana magka-snow.



Anonymous Anonymous said...

really?! amazingly strange!

Fri Jan 16, 01:50:00 AM GMT+8  
Blogger Lance said...

Yes, Paul. Feels a lot like Baguio now, when I think of it. Malamig din ba diyan sa Wellington ngayon?

Fri Jan 16, 07:01:00 AM GMT+8  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

uhm, tolerable ngayon kasi summer.

Sat Jan 17, 04:11:00 AM GMT+8  
Blogger Lance said...

Wow, eh di ang sarap n'un!

Sat Jan 17, 05:39:00 AM GMT+8  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

My sister is in Baguio since Friday. She said it was FOUR times colder there!


Sat Jan 17, 10:57:00 PM GMT+8  
Blogger Lance said...

I also heard that Baguio is "uncomfortably" cold, as a friend put it. I just heard, however, that extremely hotter months are up ahead.

Sat Jan 17, 11:27:00 PM GMT+8  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Global Warming -- nonsense --. That's just a ploy to fill up the pockets of "green" politicians and ecofreaks. Yeah, green as in dollars...
The situation around here is more like Global Cooling.

Mon Jan 19, 10:27:00 PM GMT+8  

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