Top 10 Deadliest Storms in the Philippines

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Below is the list of the deadliest storms that hit the Philippines in terms of the number of death. Two of the storms in the list I have witnessed the aftermath of the devastation – Yolanda and Sendong.

 

Storm name International name Date   Center of Devastation  Number of deaths of people
1. Haiphong October 8, 1881 Luzon 20,000
2. Yolanda Haiyan November 7–8, 2013 Visayas 6,300
3. Uring Thelma November 4–7, 1991 Central Visayas 5,101
4. Pablo Bopha December 2–9, 2012 Southern Mindanao 1,901
5. Angela  September 22, 1867  Manila 1,800
6. Winnie November 27–29, 2004 Luzon and Visayas 1,593
7. October  October 7, 1897  Guiam, Samar 1,500
8. Nitang Ike  September 3–6, 1984 Northeast Mindanao and Central Visayas 1,492
9.  Sendong

Washi

 December 16, 2011 Northern Mindanao 1,449
10. Frank Fengshen  June 20–23, 2008 Luzon and Visayas 1,410

Sources:
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2006JD007370/full
http://bit.ly/2epaIhC

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