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Typhoon Haiyan

Evidence of Destruction in Tacloban, Philippines
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Evidence of Destruction in Tacloban, Philippines

Typhoon Haiyan’s winds and storm surge caused widespread damage to the coastal city.

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Assessing Haiyan’s Winds
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Assessing Haiyan’s Winds

A radar on the Indian satellite Oceansat-2 measured the winds of the super typhoon on November 7, 2013.

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Typhoon Haiyan Approaches Vietnam
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Typhoon Haiyan Approaches Vietnam

The Terra satellite captured this image of Typhoon Haiyan approaching Vietnam on November 10, 2013.

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Super Typhoon Haiyan Surges Across the Philippines
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Super Typhoon Haiyan Surges Across the Philippines

Early reports suggest the storm was one of the strongest typhoons to ever make landfall in Earth’s recorded history.

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Super Typhoon Haiyan
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Super Typhoon Haiyan

The potent storm approached the Philippines on November 7, 2013.

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