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Haiyan - Possibly largest typhoon ever hits Philippines, 200 mph gusts. Typhoon Haiyan, possible the largest hurricane to ever hit land, with sustained winds of up to 200mph (320kph), is currently striking the Philippines. CNN reports that the wind gusts are bigger than Katrina and Sandy combined. And the storm surge is three to four times that of Hurricane Sandy that flooded New York City and much of the northeast last year. And CNN’s meteorologist says clearly climate change had a role: CNN Anchor: This is just another extraordinarily big storm here, does this have anything to do with climate change? Meteorologist: You know, you can’t blame one storm on climate change, but you just referenced so many. I’ve scoured the Web for the best photos of Typhoon Haiyan, and I think I might have found them. Here is an amazing satellite photo of Haiyan from Eumetsat. This animated image of Typhoon Haiyan via NASA: Here’s another animated image from NASA: More images via NASA: Typhoon Haiyan (Credit: NASA image courtesy LANCE/EOSDIS MODIS Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC.

Super-Typhoon Haiyan; Strongest Cyclone Ever To Make Landfall. Find Eric Fisher on Twitter and Facebook Unfortunately, we’ve had our share of natural disasters in the U.S. over the past couple of years. Tonight, it’s the Philippines dealing with what may be an unprecedented storm. According to Dr. Jeff Masters of Wunderground.com, Haiyan is the strongest tropical cyclone ever to make landfall on the planet Earth since we’ve been able to keep records. It’s hard to fathom, considering the pressure is lower than Katrina and the winds dwarf what Andrew brought to Florida in 1992. This is also the same area that was struck by a M7.1 earthquake in October, killing more than 100 people, and it is the 5th typhoon to strike the Philippines this year. Below is a collection of some staggering images of this ‘perfect’ tropical cyclone. There are people taking video inside the storm.

Courtesy: NOAA Typhoon Haiyan approaching the Philippines (13:00 UTC 07/11/2013). Radar image capture eye making landfall in the Philippines Haiyan visible satellite loop via NOAA. Super typhoon Haiyan strikes Philippines, among strongest storms ever. Visible satellite view of Super Typhoon Haiyan making landfall in the Philippines early Friday morning local time. 9:45 p.m. update (EST): Haiyan made landfall in the central Philippines earlier this evening (early morning in the Philippines). With estimated maximum sustained winds of 195 mph, it is thought to be the strongest storm to ever make landfall anywhere in the world in modern records. Link: High resolution satellite animation of landfall Satellite view of typhoon Haiyan (Colorado State) 3:00 p.m. update (EST): The Joint Typhoon Warning Center has increased its estimate of Haiyan’s maximum sustained winds to 195 mph with gusts to 235 mph.

The storm is now within a few hours of landfall in the central Philippines at peak intensity as among the most powerful storms witnessed anywhere in modern times. Widespread destruction, unfortunately, seems inevitable. Interactive tracking map (click on layers for different information overlays) Quartz’s Holthaus adds this detail: Place in history. 'Stop this climate crisis madness' (Editor’s Note: Philippine Climate Change Commissioner and lead climate negotiator Naderev “Yeb” Saño delivered this address during the opening session of the United Nations climate summit in Warsaw, Poland taking place from November 11 to 22. Saño stressed the urgency to act on climate change as the Philippines and his own family reel from the impact of Super Typhoon Yolanda (international codename Haiyan), the world’s worst typhoon for 2013. Below is the transcript of Saño’s speech based on delivery.) Mr President, I have the honor to speak on behalf of the resilient people of the Republic of the Philippines.

At the onset, allow me to fully associate my delegation with the statement made by the distinguished Ambassador of the Republic of Fiji, on behalf of G77 and China. We likewise join others in congratulating you for your election of COP19. ‘To climate change doubters, visit PH’ The picture in the aftermath is ever slowly coming into clearer focus. ‘We need an emergency climate pathway’ Thank you, Naderev Saño, for your climate change leadership.

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(Screenshot) The Red Cross will have prime real estate atop Facebook users’ news feeds through Friday in the United States. The organization is soliciting donations for Typhoon Haiyan relief in the Philippines with the help of the social network. Facebook is donating the space for no charge. This is the largest scale fundraising effort the Red Cross has ever made on a social platform. “We feel it’s such a natural fit between the Red Cross and Facebook because both organizations are ones that connect people with loved ones and neighbors around the world,” said Red Cross spokeswoman Laura Howe. Donations can be made with a credit card or PayPal. Related: Typhoon Haiyan, before and after images | 47 stats that explain the typhoon Red Cross opens call center to link families with relatives in the Philippines.

Water. Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of strongest storms ever, heads for central Philippines. Super Typhoon Haiyan (CREDIT: NOAA) By Jethro Mullen, (CNN) — Thousands of people in vulnerable areas of the Philippines are being relocated as the strongest storm on the planet so far this year spins toward the country. With sustained winds of 305 kph (190 mph) and gusts as strong as 370 kph (230 mph), Super Typhoon Haiyan was churning across the Western Pacific toward the central Philippines as one of the most intense tropical cyclones ever recorded. Its wind strength makes it equivalent to an exceptionally strong Category 5 hurricane. The storm, known as Yolanda in the Philippines, is expected to still be a super typhoon, with winds in excess of 240 kph (149 mph), when it makes landfall Friday morning in the region of Eastern Visayas.

The storm is so large in diameter that clouds from it are affecting two-thirds of the country. Authorities in the region had moved more than 3,800 people to evacuation centers by late Thursday, Maj. In a speech Thursday, President Benigno S. Super Typhoon Haiyan death toll more than 100. Super Typhoon Haiyan, among the most powerful storms ever recorded, crashed across the central islands of the Philippines Friday, killing more than 100 people and forcing nearly 800,000 people to flee their homes before heading west toward Vietnam. More than 100 others were injured in the city of Tacloban on Leyte Island, Capt. John Andrews, deputy director general of the Civil Aviation Authority, said. Regional military commander Lt.

Gen. Roy Deveraturda said that the casualty figure "probably will increase," after viewing aerial photographs of the widespread devastation caused by the typhoon. Initial reports on Philippine television are that dozens of bodies are visible in public areas in Leyte, one of the hardest hit islands, along with Samar and Bohol. The Philippine television station GMA reported its news team saw 11 bodies, including that of a child, washed ashore Friday and 20 more bodies at a pier in Tacloban hours after the typhoon ripped through the coastal city. U.S. 1 of 100. Super Typhoon Haiyan: Photos. DigitalGlobe is calling on volunteers to help crowdsource satellite imagery of Tacloban City, Philippines, such as this one collected on February 23, 2012. DigitalGlobe via Getty Images Though the magnitude of damage has made the process difficult, within the first few hours DigitalGlobe had 27,000 map views and over 35,000 tags from volunteers. This is a satellite image of Tacloban City, Philippines collected on February 23, 2012.

Volunteers can start tagging damaged areas by clicking here. This is a satellite image of Tacloban City, Philippines showing damage from Typhoon Haiyan collected on November 10, 2013. This is a satellite image of Tacloban City, Philippines collected on February 23, 2012. This is a satellite image of Tacloban City, Philippines showing damage from Typhoon Haiyan collected on November 10, 2013. NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg took this photo of Typhoon Haiyan from the International Space Station on Nov. 9, 2013 a day after it passed over the Philippines. Corbis. Super Typhoon Haiyan Headed Toward Philippines. A super typhoon expected to slam into the Philippines on Friday appears on track to become the strongest such storm to develop this year, meteorologists warn.

With wind speeds exceeding 190 miles an hour (305 kilometers an hour), super typhoon Haiyan—known as Yolanda in the Philippines—is the equivalent of a Category 5 hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean. Hurricanes, cyclones, and typhoons are all the same rotating ocean storm phenomenon; scientists just call them different names depending on where they occur. [See "Typhoon, Hurricane, Cyclone: What's the Difference? "] Forecasters predict Haiyan will make landfall on Friday morning in the archipelago's central islands, many of which are still recovering from a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck the region last month.

“Our advanced satellite algorithms that estimate intensity are hitting values rarely seen.” Typhoon Season In the northwestern Pacific, typhoons most commonly develop from late June through December. 'Oversized Tornadoes' Death toll likely to exceed 1,000 after typhoon slams Philippines. A man reconstructs his house in the bay of Tacloban, Leyte province, Philippines, on Wednesday, November 27, 2013. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record, hit the country's eastern seaboard on November 8, leaving a wide swath of destruction, including more than 5,000 deaths. A man rests on his damaged house along the shore in Tacloban on Monday, November 25. Road traffic moves past destroyed houses in Palo, Leyte province, on Sunday, November 24, weeks after typhoon Haiyan caused heavy damage to life and property in the Philippines.

A woman rests inside the damaged Our Lady of Guadalupe shrine in Tacloban, Philippines, on Sunday, November 24. A woman looks over the devastated waterfront in Tacloban on November 24. Typhoon survivors walk down a road in Palo, Philppines, during a procession for typhoon victims on November 24. A vehicle lies in the water in Tacloban on Saturday, November 23. A man searches through the debris in Tacloban on November 23. A U.S. With 10,000 now believed dead, yet another typhoon bears down on devastated Philippines. (NaturalNews) The typhoon devastation of the Philippines is far worse than all of us originally thought due to the fact that the infrastructure is so devastated, virtually all communications are down.

Reports are now surfacing that 10,000 people may be dead from Typhoon Haiyan, and now another typhoon named "Zoraida" is following nearly the same path as the first superstorm. As the photos below show, many regions of the Philippines have been utterly wrecked, almost beyond recognition. According to reports across the web, looting is rampant as people desperately attempt to acquire food and water for survival. Trucks carrying emergency supplies are being raided and ransacked by desperate citizens. The luckier citizens merely have to stand in line for many hours to receive small amounts of food or water. "Public latrines" are being used for basic personal hygiene... and no, they don't have doors or privacy. Welcome to the Age of the Superstorm.

I've lived through some pretty hellish storms. Andrew, Charley, Ivan, Jean, Frances, Floyd and countless tropical storms/depressions. It sucks big time, but lumping Sandy in with this storm that had reported 195mph sustained winds? You can't be serious here. Sandy was a bad storm for a lot of people but it's timing affected that much more than anything else. It also wasn't even a cat 1 storm at landfall, it was big but not really powerful compared to this. Down in Florida we call those "rain makers" and in the Northeast it had about the same effect as a big Nor'Easter after a period of above average precipitation preceding it. However, Sandy was not an anomaly either.

So, if you really want to talk "Super Storm"? Also, New York City was hit by a Category 2 storm directly in back in 1893. Later, they did change course a bit to include that Global Warming could change things, but the fact still remains...these things work on grand cycles that take decades to sort out. Agenda 21. Fukushima Gives Birth To Huge Storms! Philippines Carnage A Direct Result Of Fukushima Radiation | Weather. The reason I say that are many well known peer review academic global warming models that say if the ocean gets warmer then storms get more powerful . So believe me The Times saying “Lethal threat” from Fukushima’s highly radioactive water flowing into Pacific Ocean is real We already have a study based upon the first 2 weeks and how that will impact the ocean That model didn,t include a Leaked TEPCO report 120 billion Becquerels of plutonium, 7.6 trillion Becquerels of neptunium released in first 100 hours — Media concealed risk to public .

A new UN report showing 95% of Fukushima discharges transported in Pacific; Contamination to impact N. America meaning the ocean is filling up and heating up . Take into account Reactor 1 melted down in 5 hours and that there is also a admitted 400 tons going into the ocean each day , another blow came from a new Study showing Impact strength of just Cesium-137 . H.A.A.R.P. Typhoon Haiyan haarp. November 8, 2013: Microwave Pulse gives birth to Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) Microwave Pulse Gives Birth to Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) Hitting the Philippines! Weather Warfare in Action. Satanic snakes screwing the sheeple, triggering earthquakes, typhoons and all types of ‘natural’ (ie. man made: HAARP) weather disaster.

-Published on Nov 8, 2013 The worlds strongest storm in recorded history, Typhoon Haiyan (also named Yolanda), with sustained winds reaching 195mph — gusts up to 235mph. -This massive storm originally began its rotation , was born out of a microwave anomaly in the West Pacific. This video discusses the findings, and possible origin of the microwave pulse. Coming from where???! US Airforce base near the location, the base is a satellite communications hub.

Click on image to goto the pdf file! Tesla’s Longitudinal EM Wave Weapons! Click on image to goto Stanford University on HAARP ELF-VLF Weather Modification paper. Hurricane Irene being steered or intensity reduced? Flashback Ophelia September 2005. Someone used HAARP to steer or speed up Hurricane Rita? End Like this: Like Loading... Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time. Microwave Pulse gives birth to Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) : General Conspiracies. Philippines Typhoon linked to ‘Man-Made’ Microwave Pulses. The Creation of Typhoon Haiyan – Dutchsinse » The Creation of Typhoon Haiyan – Dutchsinse. U-s-wages-war-against-philippines-using-its-haarp-weather-wmd-systems. Super Typhoon Haiyan Just Broke All Scientific Intensity Scales, 500 Miles Wide, 236 MPH Winds (Live Stream) | Weather. Haiyan by HAARP – Agenda 21 | COALITION OF THE OBVIOUS. Super Typhoon Haiyan - HAARP & Conspiracy Theories. Geo. Super typhoon Haiyan slams into Philippines, at least three dead.

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