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Typhoon Watch: Haiyan (Yolanda) now a Super Typhoon

6 Nov

Typhoon Haiyan has intensified further and now is classified as a super typhoon.  Super Typhoon Haiyan now has Maximum Sustained Winds of 250 kph near the center.   It is now making its way to the Republic of Palau. In a few hours, it will enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and it will be locally known as Yolanda.  Haiyan is quickly moving at 41 kph in a west to west-northwest direction.  Super Yolanda is expected to make landfall near Guiuan, Samar before noontime on Friday, November 8.

3-Day Forecast:

Thursday Afternoon: Haiyan strengthens further to be a Category 5 Typhoon with winds over 270 kph. It will be around 765 Km east southeast of Tacloban, Leyte.

Friday Afternoon: It will be in the area of Tacloban and Northern Towns of Leyte and will weaken a little after making landfall in the Southern tip of Samar.

Saturday Afternoon: It will be in the West Philippine Sea packing winds of 205 kph.

This forecast could change.  New updates will be posted every 6-8 hours.

Super Typhoon Haiyan (PAGASA: Yolanda) made landfall in Guiuan, Eastern Samar and it is crossing the Leyte Island… click the latest article below for updates:

Latest Public Storm Warnings and Updates for Super Typhoon Yolanda

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