With thousands dead, Philippine typhoon ‘a great human tragedy’

November 10, 2013 2:17 PM

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Disaster in Tacloban, Philippines: Chasers document “ghastly” scene

Haiyan hit the eastern seaboard of the Philippine archipelago on Friday and quickly barreled across its central islands before exiting into the South China Sea, packing winds of 235 kilometers per hour (147 miles per hour) that gusted to 275 kph (170 mph), and a storm surge that caused sea waters to...

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