Explainer: How Typhoon Ompong compares to 2013 Super Typhoon Yolanda

Explainer: How Typhoon Ompong compares to 2013 Super Typhoon Yolanda

- A report has shown the comparison of Typhoon Ompong and Super Typhoon Yolanda

- According to the report, Typhoon Ompong is less likely to be strong than Typhoon Yolanda

- However, Typhoon Ompong's storm surge might be greater than Typhoon Yolanda's

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As reported by PAGASA, Typhoon Mangkhut also known as ‘Ompong’ has accelerated towards Northern Luzon.

However, KAMI has learned that PAGASA has announced that Typhoon Ompong could be weaker than Super Typhoon Yolanda that had greatly affected Visayas back in November 2013.

Now, how does Ompong compares to Yolanda?

As reported by ABS-CBN News, in terms of wind strength as of 8:00 a.m., September 14, 2018, Ompong’s strength was 205 kph, while Yolanda’s wind strength was 215 kph. For the speed, Ompong has been running 20 kph, however, Yolanda’s speed was 30kph.

Ompong’s gustiness is around 255 kph, while Yolanda had 250 kph. And for the diameter, Ompong has a range of 1,010 km and Yolanda had 600 km before. Lastly, for the storm surge, Ompong has approximately up to 6 meters but while in 2013, Yolanda had only 5 to 6 meters.

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Explainer: How Typhoon Ompong compares to 2013 Super Typhoon Yolanda

Photo from ABS-CBN News

In a previous report by KAMI, a viral video has shown the terrifying strength of Typhoon Ompong in Aparri, Cagayan. The netizens were alarmed by this video. Typhoon Ompong has been to make its landfall on Saturday, September 15, 2018.

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