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The western Pacific storm Haiyan has intensified without interruption since Sunday and is now a dangerous Category 5 super typhoon, with maximum sustained winds exceeding 160 mph. It is on a path due west, and landfall Friday in the central Philippines ...
Washington Post · ByJason Samenow · 11/6/2013
As I write this, a massive storm is inflicting itself upon the Philippines: super typhoon Haiyan. A typhoon is what hurricanes are called in the northwest Pacific Ocean, so you can guess what a super typhoon will be like. This typhoon is beyond huge: It ...
Slate · 11/8/2013
A typhoon thought to be the most powerful ever to hit land battered the central Philippines on Friday, forcing hundreds of thousands of people to flee their homes and killing four as it toppled power lines and blew apart houses. There were fears the death ...
Daily Telegraph · 11/8/2013
McNoldy downplayed global warming’s role in helping to fuel Super Typhoon Haiyan, saying, “We don't get to pick and choose which storms are enhanced by a warmer climate and which ones aren't, so this was just as subject to this year's climate as the ...
Climate Central · 11/8/2013
Super Typhoon Haiyan — one of the most powerful storms in recorded world history — made landfall early Friday morning local time near Guiuan, a small city on the Philippine island of Samar. Although the storm weakened slightly as it moved across the ...
The Business Insider · ByDina Spector · 11/8/2013
Scenes of tragedy are unfolding in the Philippines as information trickles out from some of the areas worst hit by Super Typhoon Haiyan. The typhoon, which has a 600-kilometre-long front, made landfall in the Philippines on Friday with winds of up to 315km/h.
ABC Online · 11/10/2013
Super Typhoon Haiyan has battered the Philippines with ferocious winds of up to 320 km/h (199mph). Although not the most powerful storm to have ever formed in recorded history, it could be the strongest at the time of landfall. Satellite images show the ...
BBC · 11/8/2013
Such a storm is still capable of doing major damage, but is not nearly on par with 2013's Super Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated much of the city of Tacloban in the Philippines. The reason for the weakening is vertical wind shear that is disrupting part of ...
Mashable · 12/4/2014
Super-Typhoon Haiyan is bringing the maximum sustained winds of a Category 5 hurricane - 195 MPH, making it among the strongest storms ever recorded. Warnings are in effect for the Philippines and Micronesia as Haiyan moves west. Brian McNoldy, a …
Science 2.0 · 11/8/2013
With the forthcoming 2nd anniversary of Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), the different municipalities are preparing for even stronger typhoons and natural disasters. Antique has 18 municipalities, of which 14 are coastal …
Rappler · 5 hours ago
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Typhoon Haiyan

Typhoon Haiyan, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Yolanda, was one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever recorded, devastatin…
Typhoon Haiyan, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Yolanda, was one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever recorded, devastating portions of Southeast Asia, particularly the Philippines, in early-November 2013. It is the deadliest Philippine typhoon recorded in modern history, killing at least 6,300 people in that country alone. Haiyan is also the strongest storm recorded at landfall, and the strongest typhoon ever recorded in terms of one-minute sustained wind speed. As of January 2014, bodies were still being found.
  • Damages: $2.86 billion USD (2013)
  • Formed: Nov 02, 2013
  • Dissipated: Nov 11, 2013
  • Total fatalities: 6,340
  • Affected areas: Philippines · Vietnam · Micronesia
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