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Flashcards in Weather & Climate - Typhoon Haiyan Deck (9):
1

On which day did Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines?

7th November 2013

2

What was the highest wind speed recorded?

195 mph

3

What was the lowest pressure recorded?

895mb

4

What was the force of the hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale?

Category 5

5

How tall was the storm surge?

5.2m

6

How many deaths did Typhoon Haiyan cause?

6340

7

How many people were made homeless?

Almost 5 million

8

How much in relief aid did Britain donate?

$131 million

9

How were the most prone areas prepared for the hurricane?

Classes were cancelled & people were evacuated