Day: November 13, 2013

Typhoon devastates the Philippines

On Friday Nov. 8, Typhoon Haiyan, known as Yolanda in Asia, struck the Philippines. It was accompanied by 235-mph winds and twenty feet of tidal surge. Early estimates suggest that Haiyan caused at least 10,000. In addition, the United Nations reported that the disaster displaced as many as 660,000 people.