Super typhoon cuts power, unleashes landslides in northern Philippines

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jeffshaffers wrote:

It must be a slow news day. This is nothing more than a mild hurricane. There was plenty of warning.

Sep 21, 2013 7:56am EDT  --  Report as abuse
mitchellvii8 wrote:

I’m sorry but how is 114mph winds “Super” anything? Sure it was up to 160 mph out in the middle of the ocean but hurricanes do that with regularity.

This is nothing more than the fake global warming crowd trying to make a run-of-the-mill typhoon (hurricane) sound horrific.

Note: Despite increases in CO2, no hurricane above a Cat 3 has hit the USA in 8 years. The climate models showing them hitting us every 5 minutes.

Sep 21, 2013 7:59am EDT  --  Report as abuse
majormike2011 wrote:

In the Post “Super Storm Sandy” era, anything bigger than a Category 1 hurricane is now a “Super Storm”. Typhoon Usagi (Category 3) is much larger than Hurricane Sandy (Category 1), but much smaller than Hurricane Andrew (Category 5).

I don’t really follow the Western Pacific Typhoon seasons, but I do follow the Atlantic and Eastern Pacific hurricane seasons. To date in the Eastern Pacific that have been five Category 1 hurricanes and one Category 2 hurricane. Last year at this time, there had been three Cat 1 storms; two Cat 2 storms; three Cat 3 storms; and one Cat 4 storm.

So far this year in the Atlantic, there has been one Cat 1 storm that lasted all of 18 hours.

For all the additional CO2 they’ve been whining about in Washington, there doesn’t appear to be all the hurricanes predicted by the IPCC. Florida is enjoying one of the nicest, calmest hurricane seasons I can ever remember. If CO2 is causing this, let’s burn more coal.

Sep 21, 2013 8:53am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Juan_One wrote:

Another writer exaggerating the weather. He probably believes in, “Man Made Global Warming” …..ops my bad …. its now, “Man Made Climate Change” since the original lie does not fit the fraudulent Mold.

The Sun has and will always have more to do the weather conditions on Planet Earth than any greenie man made Hoax!

Sep 21, 2013 9:19am EDT  --  Report as abuse
auger wrote:

After losing 1100 people and a billion dollars last year, it is justifiable to follow their storms this season. I lost a furnace in Irene’s flooding two years ago – and lost a roof in last year’s Sandy. Yes, I’m a little anxious this year

Sep 21, 2013 9:37am EDT  --  Report as abuse
PercyGarris wrote:

We just had a Super deluge in Texas yesterday with an inch or two of rain.

Sep 21, 2013 9:48am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Marla wrote:

Wow, I didn’t climate change denyers were smart enough to read Reuters. It’s hard to imagine that they can read given all the evidence that climate change is indeed happening, and their refusal to acknowledge it.

Sep 21, 2013 9:52am EDT  --  Report as abuse
jabusse wrote:

since when is a cat 3 hurricane a super storm? makes you wonder if the editor is reporting news or just sensationalizing. I think the latter. It’s not something to dismiss but certainly not a super storm.

Sep 21, 2013 10:04am EDT  --  Report as abuse
billyboi57 wrote:

All of you that are belittling the size of this storm, go to the Philippines and see just what it’s like there. The country is crowded, it is mountainous and in short, there is no place to run to escape. Because of the nature of the standard of living there and the geography of the country it doesn’t take much of a storm to devastate the place.

Sep 21, 2013 10:13am EDT  --  Report as abuse
zmfpqlrtm14 wrote:

May he rest in peace.

Sep 24, 2013 2:23am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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