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Monster typhoon Haiyan roars into Philippines
BBC News [UK], by Staff

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 11/8/2013 12:22:26 AM

Typhoon Haiyan is battering the Philippines with sustained winds of 235 km/h (146mph). Meteorologists say that if initial estimates based on satellite images are borne out, it could be the most powerful storm ever to make landfall. Schools and offices have been closed in the path of the storm, and thousands of people have been evacuated amid fears of serious damage. The region was already struggling to recover from an earthquake last month. The category-five storm was centred 62km (40 miles) south-east of Guiuan, in the country´s Eastern Samar province, the national weather service said.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: FilAm, 11/8/2013 5:57:09 AM     (No. 9604004)

Pray for the poor people of the Philippines. Devastation never ending.storms,earthquake,Muslim terrorism.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: grampus, 11/8/2013 7:29:28 AM     (No. 9604081)

This will also destroy or severely damage food production. (Crops, trees, plants, etc.), an effect sometimes overlooked except by the food producers themselves.

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