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Heavy Rains From Haiyan And Tropical Storm 30W In The Phillipines
2013-11-14 11:13:40

NASA Haiyan, known locally in the Philippines as Yulonda, will go down as a historic storm, making landfall in the central Philippines as perhaps the most powerful tropical cyclone to ever make landfall with sustained winds estimated at 195 mph (~315 kph).  So far, over 2300 people are confirmed to have been killed by the storm, and the number is likely to climb higher with many still missing and not all areas unaccounted for. Katrina, which devasted the US Gulf coast in 2005, was...

2013-11-13 23:31:11

With disaster officials claiming the death toll caused by Typhoon Haiyan could top 2,500, and just one year after Hurricane Sandy smashed into lower Manhattan and New Jersey, SafestHouse.com has created the Haiyan Rebuild Project, and with it unveiled a “super” house specifically designed to withstand this type of powerful super storm. Manila (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Still recovering from a magnitude 7.2 earthquake that struck the central Philippine island of Bohol in October, CNN...

NASA Tracks Typhoon Haiyan's Second Landfall And Flood Potential
2013-11-13 12:57:42

[ Watch The Video: Super-Typhoon Haiyan Seen From International Space Station ] NASA NASA satellites provided data to meteorologists at the Joint Typhoon Warning Center who were updating forecasts for Tropical Storm Haiyan as it weakened from a typhoon and made a second landfall in northern Vietnam. NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite can measure rainfall from space and estimate potential flooding and landslides. An animation of TRMM rainfall data was...

2013-11-12 23:04:35

Evangelical missions organization, SEND International, will send aid and workers to churches in the disaster area. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 On Friday, November 8, Typhoon Haiyan slammed Central Philippines. Hundreds of thousands of Filipinos were evacuated before the storm struck yet the death toll is expected to top 10,000. SEND International is mobilizing to collect and provide aid to this devastated area. The Category 5 storm, known as Typhoon Yolanda in the...

NASA Sees Super-typhoon Haiyan Strike Philippines
2013-11-08 14:26:48

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Super-typhoon Haiyan, equivalent to a Category 5 hurricane on the U.S. Saffir-Simpson scale, struck the central Philippines municipality of Guiuan at the southern tip of the province of Eastern Samar early Friday morning at 20:45 UTC (4:45 am local time). NASA's TRMM satellite captured visible, microwave and infrared data on the storm. Haiyan made landfall as an extremely powerful super typhoon, perhaps the strongest ever recorded at landfall, with...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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