Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Typhoon Ondoy:Most Devastating in Human History

It is said that tropical storm Ondoy was the most devastating in human history. Ondoy had a gusty wind of 100 km/h hit the Philippines on Saturday crossing the main northern Luzon before heading out the main China Sea.

Ondoy’s devastation in the Philippines dumped an average of 2.24 inches per hour for 6 hours (equivalent to 900 ft. at sea level) or the equivalent 6 typhoons over the 3-week period of this September 2009 – in just 6 hours! According to Defense Secretay Gilbert Teodoro, number of displaced reached to 435,000 and the counting is increasing.

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