Philippines In The Power Of Haiyan
Today hit the Philippines the most powerful for the last year the Typhoon, which meteorologists call "Haiyan". This hurricane got the highest rating on the Saffir - Simpson. Currently, it is known that all the force of a Typhoon occurred in the two major Islands of the state, namely, Samar and Leyte, which is located in the heart of the Philippines.
Assessment Haiyan several different. So one meteorological Agency says that the wind speed did not exceed 76 meters per second, while others say that it exceeded 100 meters per second.
About 125 people had to be evacuated from the Islands in order to avoid casualties. However, in shelters is currently more than a million people. Already appeared information that the Typhoon claimed the lives of three people, including a man with a child and a woman.
But Haiyan still not calmed down. On assurances of researchers within a few hours, the Typhoon will reach the capital of the Philippines. In view of this, have been cancelled all flights at the airport, ferry service closed and ceased to ply the buses. Classes in local schools canceled, and shops and offices were closed.
How long the Typhoon will be fought in the Philippines is still unknown.
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