Question For Jeff Masters

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.

12 Jan 1898 – TYPHOON AND TIDAL WAVE IN THE PHILLIPINES. 7000 

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2 Responses to Question For Jeff Masters

  1. gator69 says:

    You really cannot rely on findings from those 19th century satellites, the steam engines that propelled them contaminated their data. That’s why Hansen is constantly having to adjust that older data downwards, and is so anti coal.

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