The Philippines Have Always Had Super Typhoons — See list from 1882-1938
ct 22, 1882
“Observatory says lowest barometer at 11.40 a. m., 727.60 ; highest velocity wind registered, 144.4 miles an hour. Unable to measure greatest velocity of typhoon as anemometer damaged.”
The Philippines government says that the top speed today was 146 MPH.
Oct 21, 1897
Dec 16, 1900
“A terrific cyclone was encountered on December 16, when the vessel was to the eastward of the Philippines. The tempest raged for three days, and the vessel was absolutely uncontrollable.”
Sep 27, 1905
TYPHOON AT MANILA. THOUSANDS HOMELESS.
Sep 20, 1906
Destructive Typhoon in the Philippines.Vessels wrecked.1000 lives lost in Hongkong.
10 Jan 1907
TYPHOON IN THE PHILIPPINES. A HUNDRED MEN KILLED.
23 Sep 1908
TYPHOON IN THE PHILIPPINES.GREAT LOSS OF LIFE.
19 Oct 1912
GREAT TYPHOON.Heavy Loss of Life.Damage of £5,000,000.
30 Nov 1912
A BIG TYPHOON.DEVASTATION IN THE PHILIPPINES.THOUSANDS KILLED.
12 May 1913
TYPHOON IN PHILIPPINES.FIFTY-EIGHT LIVES LOST.EXTENSIVE DAMAGE.
The typhoon was the most severe experienced for eight years.
27 Oct 1915
PHILIPPINES TYPHOON.A TOWN WIPED OUT.
3 Sep 1920
TYPHOON IN PHILIPPINES.MUCH DAMAGE DONE.
12 June 1923
27 June 1925
TYPHOON IN PHILIPPINES. ELEVEN PEOPLE KILLED.
28 Nov 1928
The Philippines have been swept by a typhoon described as the worst known for years.
10 Dec 1938
TYPHOON RAVAGES PHILLIPINES. HUNDREDS HOMELESS.