Babuyan Islands

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Ba·bu·yan Islands

 (bä′bo͞o-yän′)
An island group of the Philippines that is separated from the northern coast of Luzon by the narrow Babuyan Channel. The group's five main islands include Babuyan Island in the northeast.

Ba•bu•yan′ Is′lands

(ˌbɑ buˈyɑn)
n.pl.
a group of islands in the Philippines, N of Luzon. 225 sq. mi. (580 sq. km).
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Marilou Cayco, during a recent RDC meeting here, said the breakwater would allow residents to use the port during the monsoon, or 'habagat' season, when rough waters of Babuyan Channel render the port inaccessible.
the dead marine mammal was discovered by fisherman Miguelito Tunga in Sitio Anilawan, Barangay Babuyan, north of Puerto Princesa.
Batanes and Babuyan Group of Islands will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated light rains due to the northeast monsoon.
It is made up of four of the five major islands of Babuyan Islands Calayan proper, Camiguin, Dalupiri and Babuyan Island.
7 earthquake hit the Babuyan Islands region off the country's mountainous north.
Residents in low-lying and coastal areas were ordered to leave for higher ground with typhoon Nelgae (locally known as Quiel) forecast to reach Cagayan, Isabela, and the Babuyan group of islands along Luzon's northernmost fringe this afternoon.
The state weather bureau also noted the northeast monsoon, Ilocos Norte, Batanes and Babuyan Group of Islands will be partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated light rains.
The northeast monsoon or hanging amihan, meanwhile, is affecting Batanes and Babuyan Group of Islands, Pagasa said.
According to the PAGASA, at 2:00 PM of September 13, TY Ferdie has maintained its intensity while it continues to threaten the Batanes and Babuyan Group of Islands with maximum sustained winds of up to 215 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 250 kph.
The adjacent provinces of Batanes, Calayan and Babuyan Island Group, Apayao, Kalinga, Quirino, and the rest of Aurora have been placed on typhoon alert level 2 (45-60km/h winds).
Ilocos Norte, Batanes and Babuyan Group of Islands will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated light rains.
MMDA chairman Emerson Carlos personally turned over two tons of campaign tarpaulins to the Babuyan Islands Missions, a collaboration with priests led by Fr.