posted on Nov, 6 2013 @ 04:52 AM
Look's very bad, hope people there will take wearings very seriously and stay safe ..
Typhoon Haiyan is intensifying as it continues to move across the northern Pacific, packing winds of up to 240 kilometers per hour.
The expected track of Haiyan will take it directly over the areas hardest hit by a powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake that killed more than 200 people
in the middle of October.
Strengthening Super Typhoon Haiyan is posing a serious threat to lives and property across the Philippines.
Nov 04 18 GMT 6.5 147.3 65 -999 Tropical Storm
Nov 05 00 GMT 6.4 145.9 75 -999 Typhoon
Nov 05 06 GMT 6.4 144.5 75 -999 Typhoon
Nov 05 12 GMT 6.8 143.0 105 -999 Typhoon
Nov 05 18 GMT 7.1 141.2 120 -999 Typhoon
Nov 06 00 GMT 7.4 139.6 150 -999 Super Typhoon
Nov 06 06 GMT 7.6 138.0 155 -999 Super Typhoon
"It's going pretty quickly and it's going to go to Palau and south of Yap but there's a little island there with a few people called Nrulu and
they're probably going to get the eye of the typhoon over them," he said.
The Palau National Emergency Management Office (NEMO) is advising the public to tune into local broadcasters for updates and to stock up on emergency
Palau's government offices and schools will remain shut until Friday.
Audio: Powerful typhoon bearing down on Micronesia (ABC News)
Mr Ziobro says many of the islands in the path of the typhoon are low-lying areas.
"Some of these little islands are not very high... levels above the ocean so some of the wave action would be higher than atolls," he said.
"They might be only about 10 feet high and we're expecting seas of 13-16 feet and probably even higher than that and it could over wash the
'Most dangerous storm'
Haiyan is expected to reach central Philippines as a super typhoon by Friday noon local time, moving at 233-249 kilometres per hour, according to
"If people are in the Philippines, they should start preparing too, especially the central Philippines," he said.
Dr Jeff Masters, a contributor to the weather blog Wunderground, says Haiyan will likely be the most dangerous tropical cyclone to affect the
Philippines this year.
Haiyan became a super typhoon early Tuesday night with maximum sustained winds of 240 kph (150 mph).
edit on 6-11-2013 by MariaLida because: (no reason given)