What is the Meaning & Definition of Typhoon Haiyan

Typhoon Haiyan-dubbed and that struck in recent days on its way in a tremendous way to the Philippines would be according to the specialists in these phenomena the most imposing and sweeping history. Because so it is measured at this point consisted of strong winds that came to reach 315 kilometers per hour, even faster gusts of 380 and waves that exceeded the six meters high and literally stopped at several cities.
Case is that on the scale that is used to measure this type of wind out of the ordinary has been classified it in level 5, the highest in the scale.
Since 1979, made 34 years ago, that a typhoon was not shocked in the way that it has done so by these days Haiyan. The podium so far was tip, who knew how to deliver its strength at the beginning of October 1979 and especially affected the Japan in the Guam region.
Haiyan is also the protagonist of another sad record and a certainly bleak picture, because that has affected 10 million people in the Philippines: ten thousand fatalities, some believe that the figure will increase with the passing of the hours and the mobilized, hundreds injured and more than 600 thousand citizens who had to be moved because of the destruction that resulted in Haiyan in their homes and places of residence.
The main obstacle facing the area devastated by Haiyan currently is the arrival of assistance since the communicative and access infrastructure has been severely damaged, and clear, this makes it impossible to get humanitarian aid being sent from various parts of the world quickly. Even the airport was completely destroyed.
Practically nothing has been standing in the coastal town of Tacloban, capital of Leyte, Philippine since Haiyan tore off the houses of rennet.
Other severely affected cities are those of Surigao and Baco, especially this last 35 thousand inhabitants has been 80 percent under water.
Assistance that have been announced include already a game of 25 million dollars of the Rotary Central Fund of the Organization of United Nations, which is intended for emergencies.
Now the alert has moved to China and Viet Nam.
It should be noted is that the Typhoon is a characteristic cyclone that occurs on the eastern coasts of Asia and which stands out for its huge virulence, some up to compare it with the explosion of an atomic bomb by the devastating effect that run on its way. Impressive speed and extremely heavy rain winds are the companions of this Asian climate phenomenon.
It is in the tropics and subtropics, when the sea temperature is between 25 and 27 °, the breeding ground for the emergence of the Typhoon generated because of warm and humid air mass disturbances are generated. Then, and at the behest of the condensation of these masses is attract more hot air and it will lead to a chain reaction. Approximately draughts will begin to turn left by the rotation of the planet with sense and thus it will drag the disturbances clouds. Once the winds surrounding the disturbances become stable it gives way to the Typhoon.
It is worth mentioned that the central area of the Typhoon is the quieter, so, what might be called walls is the most violent point where the more wind is felt.
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