The Philippines commissions billboards in some of the world's prime advertising sites to thank people for their help after Typhoon Haiyan. Super Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the east coast of Samar and Leyte Islands in the Phillippines with what may have been the highest recorded wind speed for a tropical cyclone at landfall. Typhoon Haiyan is closing in on the northern Vietnam coast near the Chinese border as a much-weakened Category 1 storm with 85 mph winds, after devastating the Philippines on … Typhoon Haiyan was one of the largest and strongest typhoons ever recorded.
Super-typhoon Haiyan, equivalent to a Category 5 hurricane on the U.S. Saffir-Simpson scale, struck the central Philippines municipality of Guiuan at the southern tip of the province of Eastern Samar early Friday morning at 20:45 UTC (4:45 am local time). Nov. 08, 2013 - Update #2 - NASA's TRMM Satellite Sees Super-typhoon Haiyan Strike Philippines [image-202][image-218][image-232]. Haiyan, locally known as “Yolanda,” was the deadliest typhoon in the country’s modern record. While damage details are still emerging, Haiyan … Haiyan, which blew across the Philippines early this morning, was the 5th category 5 typhoon in the Pacific so far this season. Surges were responsible for much of the devastation caused by Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines in November 2013 (the storm was called Yolanda there).

Hitting the Philippines with winds of 195mph, typhoon Haiyan has been described as the strongest tropical cyclone to make landfall in recorded history.. Typhoons, like hurricanes, are powerful swirling cyclones.

Haiyan was …

It had winds that reached 195 miles per hour. Philippines thanks world for aid.

CNN's Andrew Stevens shares his first-hand account of the terrifying and stunning Typhoon Haiyan. Typhoon Haiyan viewed from International Space Station.jpg 4 256 × 2 832; 1,98 MB 2nd UK aid flight for Typhoon Haiyan response arrives at Cebu airport in the Philippines (10852009656).jpg 5 616 × 3 …