Super Typhoon Haiyan, the most powerful storm recorded this year, makes landfall in the Philippines, bringing with it winds close to 200 miles per hour.
Tacloban: a year after typhoon Haiyan What happens when your community is destroyed and your family lost? Last November, one of the strongest storms in history hit Tacloban in the Philippines.
Nov 25, 2013 - Images of the aftermath of Super typhoon Haiyan, known as Yolanda, Philippines, November 2013. See more ideas about Philippines, Tacloban, Tacloban city.
Super Typhoon Haiyan, also known as Super Typhoon Yolanda, made landfall in the Philippines on Nov. 8, 2013, as a Category 5 storm. It laid waste to the Visayas group of islands, the country’s central region and home to 17 million people.
Typhoons are the term for a hurricane that takes place in the Northwest Pacific Ocean. Except for the difference in name and location, both storms form the same way and have the same dangerous effects, including high winds, storm surge, rip currents and floods, often reaching a hundred miles inland.
Haiyan photograph wins at World Press Photo. Philippe Lopez's image of typhoon Haiyan survivors carrying religious icons in a procession in the Philippines won on Friday the coveted 1st Prize Spot.
In the early morning of 8 November, Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) - with winds of more than 300 km per hour, struck the central Philippines. As of 22 November, the death toll stands at over 4,000 with more than 20,000 people injured.
Reports regarding Haiyan’s wind speeds vary but according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, gusts reached 300 km per hour. It was the strongest tropical cyclone to ever make landfall and the deadliest typhoon in the history of the Philippines, a country hit on average by more than 20 tropical storms a year and prone to both earthquakes and volcanoes.
Here Are The Most Powerful Photos Of The Decade. The 2010s were defined by mass political upheaval,. Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan march a religious procession in Tolosa on the eastern Philippine island of Leyte on Nov. 18,. Gabriel H. Sanchez is the Senior Photo Essay Editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York City.
Photo: Firemen carry corpses of victims of Typhoon Haiyan during a mass burial on the outskirts of Tacloban, in the Philippines, on November 14, 2013. (AFP: Philippe Lopez) Photo: People affected.
The only photo I have seen of a cat in the Philippines in the area of typhoon Haiyan since it struck is the one above on the Human Society International website. Not much to shout about. I am concerned about the rescue of cats after typhoon Haiyan.
Gallery: Today in Pictures: Nov. 15, 2013 By Mark Almond Children run towards a U.S. Marines aircraft as it arrives to distribute aid to Typhoon Haiyan survivors in the destroyed town of Guiuan.
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Writers Respond to Typhoon Haiyan. By Molly Beer. Photo: Nove foto da Firenze.. and then the wind: rising, insistent, forcing open all closed doors, all shelters. The pictures show how, before it made landfall, the storm was a magnitude of elegiac proportions: its one eye did not blink,. Don’t miss Laurel’s essay.
Typhoon Phanfone pummeled the central Philippines on Christmas Day, leaving six missing and bringing a wet, miserable and terrifying holiday to millions in the mainly Catholic nation.
From the tunnels deep underneath Moscow to the storm-ravaged aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan,. photo essay. TIME's Best Photojournalism of 2013.
Photo Essay. Mormonism in Pictures: Chapels Dot the Globe,,. During Typhoon Haiyan, over 200 Church buildings in the Philippines were used as shelters from the storm for more than 14,000 people. Click here to visit the Philippines Mormon Newsroom. The Philippines.
Typhoon Haiyan - which killed more than 6,000 people when it lashed the Philippines with maximum sustained winds of 230kph and gusts of 325kph in 2013 - holds that record.
Officials believe as many as 10,000 people have died in one city alone after one of the worst storms ever recorded hit the Philippines. TACLOBAN, Philippines — Corpses hung from trees, were scattered on sidewalks or buried in flattened buildings - some of the thousands believed killed in one Philippine city alone by ferocious Typhoon Haiyan that washed away homes and buildings with powerful.