Philippines: Mass evacuations ordered as typhoon Haiyan closes

Posted on November 7, 2013 • Filed under: Asia, Natural Disaster, Philippines, Travel Weather Issues

Thespec.com reported that, the world’s strongest typhoon of the year slammed into the Philippines early Friday. It had been poised to be the strongest tropical cyclone ever recorded at landfall, a weather expert said. “There will be catastrophic damage,” said Jeff Masters, a former hurricane meteorologist who is meteorology director at the private firm Weather Underground. Read Article

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