Unremarkable typhoon was worse than the earthquake

On the example of the Philippines and the cyclone «Washi» weak and slow tropical storms have once again shown that they are less powerful and fast typhoons. Hurricane affects a relatively small area of the coast, and only a few hours, and the heavy rains cover a large area and can last several days. The December storm «Washi» was one of the weakest tropical cyclone of the season. At the same time, it was the most devastating to the Philippines. According to media reports, flood and landslides in the southern provinces of the country have killed more than 600 people, about 800 missing and more than 100 thousand homeless. The most affected typhoon undergone island of Mindanao. Storm «Washi» (in Japanese — "Eagle") was the 21st this year in the north-western Pacific Ocean.

Like this post? Please share to your friends: