Where did Yolanda hit Philippines?

At 4.40 a.m. local time on Friday, November 8, 2013, the city of Guiuan (pop. ~52,000) on the island of Leyte, in the Eastern Visayas, Philippines, first experienced the full force of Typhoon Haiyan (Super Typhoon Yolanda) as it made landfall.

What is the speed of typhoon Yolanda?

315 km/h
Typhoon Haiyan/Highest wind speed

What is the gustiness of Yolanda?

315 kph
The situation On 8 November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan (locally Yolanda) struck central Philippines with sustained winds of up to 280 kph and gustiness of up to 315 kph.

What is the highest signal of typhoon Yolanda?

230 km/h
Thereafter, Haiyan continued to intensify; at 12:00 UTC on November 7, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) upgraded the storm’s maximum ten-minute sustained winds to 230 km/h (145 mph), the highest in relation to the storm.

What are the top 5 worst hurricanes?

The Worst Storms on Record Ever to Have Hit the United States

  • Deadly and Devastating. 1/12.
  • Hurricane Katrina, 2005. 2/12.
  • 1900 Galveston Hurricane. 3/12.
  • 1935 Labor Day Hurricane. 4/12.
  • Hurricane Camille, 1969. 5/12.
  • Hurricane Harvey, 2017. 6/12.
  • Superstorm Sandy, 2012. 7/12.
  • 1928 Okeechobee Hurricane. 8/12.

When did Super Typhoon Yolanda start and end?

Super Typhoon Yolanda On November 1, 2013, a low pressure area was spotted over the Caroline Islands in Kiribati. It moved westward and intensified into a tropical depression on November 3. It became a tropical storm and earned the international name “Haiyan” on November 4 and eventually escalated into a typhoon category on November 5.

How to map the track of Super Typhoon Haiyan?

After reading Enrico Tonini post, I decided to map the super typhoon Haiyan track using OpenStreetMap, maptools, and ggplot2. If mapping with googleVis was possible with 13 lines only, that can also be achieved with the packages I used; but because I play with the aesthetic of the map, thus I got more than that.

When did Haiyan and Yolanda hit the Philippines?

PAGASA sighted Typhoon “HAIYAN/YOLANDA” (International Name/Local Name) inside PAR at 250 km East Southeast of Guiuan, Eastern Samar as of 11 pm November 7, 2013. Previously, this weather disturbance was expected to enter PAR Thursday morning and will be called “YOLANDA” – the 24th typhoon to enter Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) for 2013.

What was the name of the typhoon that hit the Philippines?

Typhoon Haiyan, also known as Super Typhoon Yolanda, battered the Philippines on November 8, 2013, with torrential rains and winds reaching nearly 200 miles per hour, equivalent to a Category 5 hurricane. This made Haiyan one of the most powerful typhoons ever, damaging or destroying more than 90 percent of structures in its path.