Essay about Geographical Inquiry: Cyclones
There have been 32 typhoons in the last 50 years within the Philippine’s, however I will only be focusing my report on three main typhoons. These are typhoon Haiyan, 2013, typhoon Angela, 1989 and typhoon Bopha, 2012. Each one of these typhoons destroyed and devastated many people within the Philippines. Tropical cyclones usually account for at least 30 percent of the annual rainfall within the Philippines.
On November 8, 2013 a powerful tropical cyclone known as typhoon Haiyan or typhoon Yolanda devastated portions of Southeast Asia, particularly the Philippines. It was recorded to be one of the most deadly and devastating typhoons ever recorded, killing at least 6,201 people in that country …show more content…
Lastly, Typhoon Bopha caused much devastation throughout the Philippines. This cyclone affected over 6.2 million people. Wind gusts up to 210km/h destroyed the country and caused the Philippines government to declare 50 provinces, cities and municipalities in a state of calamity. Within the areas hardest hit, almost 95 percent of the roads, houses and crops were destroyed. Because of flooding, landslides and communication difficulties and the collapse of many houses, 170,000 people were made to evacuate the area and flee to certain evacuation areas. Red cross was a large help to all of the people affected. The Red Cross gave food, household items and safe water. This cyclone caused many physical and cultural