I was in this typhoon as I live in Cebu City. It was horrendous and the wind was really startling to hear.Thankfully no one was injured where I live only some small trees fell over and we had a brownout for over 12 hours.Other places were really destroyed a lot and some people died also.
Witnesses said bodies covered in plastic were lying on the streets. Television footage shows cars piled atop each other.
"The last time I saw something of this scale was in the aftermath of the Indian Ocean Tsunami," said Sebastian Rhodes Stampa, head of the U.N. Disaster Assessment Coordination Team sent to Tacloban, ...referring to The 2004 Earthquake and Tsunami.
"This is destruction on a massive scale. There are cars thrown like tumbleweed and the streets are strewn with debris."
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