Typhoon Haiyan slams Philippines, 'catastrophic damage' expected

What is likely the world's strongest typhoon of the year has slammed into the Philippines. The category 5 typhoon — known as Haiyan internationally or Yolanda in the Philippines — is expected to cause catastrophic damage.(National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)Storm Strength The U.S. Navy's Joint Typhoon Warning Center in Hawaii shortly before landfall said Typhoon Haiyan's maximum sustained winds were 195 mph, with gusts up to 235 mph.The typhoon's speed at landfall was expected to beat out Hurricane Camille, which ...

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