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Oh no: Haiyan, the super typhoon about to hit the Philippines, is even bigger than Katrina.

Oh no: Haiyan, the super typhoon about to hit the Philippines, is even bigger than Katrina.

A super typhoon called “Haiyan” is about to make landfall in the Philippines. It’s hard to overstate how intense this thing is. “Haiyan makes Katrina look like a run-of-the-mill storm,” Nate Cohn at The New Republic writes. “It may be the most intense tropical storm in recorded history.”

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Dylan Matthews | November 7, 2013 at 6:07 pm
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