What were the satellite estimated wind speeds of the typhoon which destroyed Tacloban in half an hour on October 12, 1897?
Wednesday 12 January 1898
TYPHOON AND TIDAL WAVE
IN THE PHILLIPINES.
7000 Lives Lost.
The hurricane reached Leyte on October 12, and striking Tacloban, the capital, with terrific force, reduced it to ruins in less than half an hour.