The super typhoon likely made landfall with winds near 195 mph kph). This makes Haiyan the strongest tropical cyclone on record to make landfall," Jeff Masters, director of meteorology at US-based Weather Underground, told Reuters.
The lives and livelihoods of millions of people along India’s east coast are in peril as monstrous cyclone Phailin makes its approach from the Bay of Bengal. Phailin -- a Thai word for ‘sapphire’ -- has estimated maximum sustained winds of around 160 mph, ranking among the most intense cyclones to threaten India on record.
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This National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association satellite image shows Hurricane Jeanne hitting the eastern coast of Florida on September 2004 in the Atlantic Ocean. Jeanne is the fourth hurricane to hit Florida in recent months.