10,000 killed and more than 600,000 displaced as super-typhoon destroyed Philipp

2013-11-11 01:58:58 | Al Muslim News
10,000 killed and more than 600,000 displaced as super-typhoon destroyed Philipp

 

Death estimated 10,000 and displaced more than 600,000 as super-typhoon Haiyan destroyed major of Philippine. Ferocious winds and giant waves washed out homes and buildings. The total number of persons killed in the typhoon could not confirmed. Basic structure of cities damaged and roads are blocked, buildings are destroyed by flooding and landslides and activities are still waiting for rescue operation. Many grocery stores have been looted for search of food and water. Rescue workers in struggling to reach in the effected areas in the central Philippines on Monday to deliver aid to survivors. The surviving people have no food, water and medicine. super-typhoon Haiyan hit the eastern sea-board 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 rise 6 meters (20 feet). The United Nations said that relief operations not quickly possible because roads, airports and bridges have been destroyed or were covered by wreckage. President Benigno Aquino, facing one of the biggest challenges of his three-year rule, deployed soldiers to the devastated city of Tacloban to quell looting and said he might impose martial law or a state of emergency to ensure security. Super typhoon Haiyan destroyed about 70 to 80 percent of structures as it tore through Leyte province on Friday, said police chief superintendent Elmer Soria. After weakening, the storm headed west towards Vietnam..

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