Philippines Devastated by Typhoon Millions Affected

Environment News Service: Super Typhoon Yolanda, known outside the Philippines as Haiyan, battered parts of the Philippine archipelago on Friday, making landfall six times before blowing westward on Saturday over the South China Sea towards northern Vietnam and southern China. The worst storm in Philippine history blasted through the country, packing winds of 235 kilometers per hour (147 miles per hour) with gusts of 275 kph (170 mph). Yolanda`s storm surge caused ocean waters to rise up to six meters (20 feet). Only......

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