Chuuk


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Chuuk

 (cho͝ok) or Truk (trŭk, tro͝ok)
An island group and state of the Federated States of Micronesia in the Caroline Islands of the western Pacific Ocean. Site of a major Japanese naval base during World War II, the islands were part of the US Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands from 1947 to 1986.
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The Philippine Consulate General in Agana, Guam successfully completed its first consular outreach mission for 2018 in Chuuk and Pohnpei in Federated States of Micronesia, rendering a total of 323 consular services and registering 246 overseas voting (OV) registrants.
The regions in this forecast include American Samoa, Australia, Chuuk, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Hawaii, Howland and Baker, Indonesia, Jarvis Island, Johnston Atoll, Kiribati, Kosrae, Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Northern Marianas, Northwester Hawaiian Islands, Palau, Palmyra Island, Ponhnpei, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wake Island, Wallis and Futuna and Yap.
Micronesia is made up of 4 island states including Pohnpei, Kosrae, Chuuk and Yap.
The B-29s flew their first combat mission on February 9, with 30 aircraft bombing a Japanese naval airfield on the island of Moen in Truk (now Chuuk State, a Micronesian island cluster).
They had been sailing to the island of Chuuk in Micronesia to catch a plane, But they became lost and landed on the uninhabited speck of land.
They were sailing to island Chuuk to catch a plane, but got lost and landed at the uninhabited spot.
Separated by vast stretches of Pacific Ocean, the four states (Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei, and Kosrae) have their own distinct languages and cultures.
Beneath the tropical water of Micronesia's Chuuk Lagoon sit fascinating wrecks from the Allies' conflict with Japan in the Pacific.
During February-August, three of FSM's four states reported measles cases: Kosrae (139 cases), Pohnpei (251), and Chuuk (3).
Micronesia has around 100,000 people split between four islands - Pohnpei, Yap, Chuuk and Kosrae.
The National Weather Service on the island of Chuuk, part of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), said on Tuesday afternoon that Typhoon "Maysak was expected to hit the Philippines on Sunday or Monday.