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Tembin initially struck Friday, dropping more than 140 millimeters (5.5 inches) of rain in some parts of Mindanao, overwhelming artificial dams and sending floodwaters from mountainous areas down to communities below.
The prostheses varied by just fractions of millimeters, with ever so slightly different angles.
Highly sensitive, these stations can collect continuous data up to five times a second and detect changes of even a few millimeters.
Front head and leg room are the same as the sedan (39.3 and 42.3 inches) but back seat legroom is trimmed by 1.4 inches (36 inches) and headroom grows by a few millimeters.
With all the extra technology, the watch is only .25 millimeters thicker than the Apple Watch Series 1 and 2.
That’s only an eighth of an inch (3.2 millimeters) behind the U.S. record set in Hawaii in 1950.
The unidentified men fired several shots at him with 9 millimeter pistols, according to local reporter Carlos González Alonso, who arrived on the scene within minutes of the shooting.
The measuring unit is millimeters of mercury, or mmHg.
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