Typhoon Maysak Bears Down on Philippines

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NASA Earth Observatory image by Jesse Allen, using VIIRS day-night band data from the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership. Captions and Image source: NASA Earth Observatory

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Philippines officials have ordered the evacuation of more than 20,000 people from coastal areas threatened by a typhoon…

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24,000 evacuated in Philippines as typhoon Maysak approaches, Guardian UK
Storm surges, flash floods and landslides remained potential threats even though Maysak, once a super-typhoon, had weakened, with maximum sustained winds of 99 miles per hour, they said…

Typhoon Maysak Approaches the Philippines, NASA / Earth Observatory
Typhoon Maysak, an unusually early storm for the northwest Pacific, strengthened abruptly on the last day of March and grew into a category 5 super typhoon.

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NASA Earth Observatory image by Jesse Allen, using VIIRS day-night band data from the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership. Captions and Image source: NASA Earth Observatory