Tornado Moves Through Manila, Philippines

On Sunday afternoon, a tornado that ripped through the second largest city in the Philippines, Manila. The tornado moved across town, and produced damage along its path. Time-lapse video captures tornado ripping through Manila, Philippines on Sunday. 📷: @KarenDaphne — BuzzFeed Storm (@BuzzFeedStorm) August 14, 2016 Luckily, though, the tornado has produced no casualties, […]

View Typhoon Hagupit From Space

The following photos were provided by astronaut Terry Virts, which view Typhoon Hagupit from space. Approaching Typhoon #Hagupit from the west — Terry W. Virts (@AstroTerry) December 7, 2014 It’s quite an amazing spectacle, and goes to show how a change in perspective can create a drastically different view. Typhoon #Hagupit looked incredibly powerful- […]

Update on Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby)

Typhoon Hagupit hit the eastern part of the Philippines Saturday evening, bringing heavy rain, strong winds, and much damage to the nation. More than 900,000 people have sought shelter in evacuation centers, due to the strong cyclone locally known as Ruby; at least three have died as a result of the storm. Typhoon Hagupit is […]

Typhoon Hagupit Could Hit the Philippines

Typhoon Hagupit is intensifying in the Pacific and could threaten the Philippines in the next few days. Hagupit is currently the equivalent of a Category 3 storm and could potentially become a super typhoon, or the equivalent of a Category 4 or 5 storm, by Friday. The typhoon looks as though it will soon undergo […]

Super Typhoon Haiyan

One of the most powerful tropical cyclones ever recorded has its sites set on the Philippines.  Super Typhoon Haiyan is continuing to intensify, and currently has sustained winds of 190mph, with gusts reaching 230mph (for reference, that’s EF5 tornado wind speeds).  Many people in the Philippines have been evacuated or relocated.  Keep these people in […]