Death Toll from Philippines Typhoon Could Break 10K

Filipino Typhoon

The damage from the typhoon that rocked the Philippines this week continues to show a heavier and heavier death toll. Initially in the single digits, it quickly rose to 1300. Now, authorities in the area are estimating numbers higher than 5-digits.

It was the equivalent of a huge tornado with wind speeds over 200 MPH at times. Nothing like this has been recorded from a typhoon in history that struck land and it devastated the east Asian islands.

Here’s what Fox News is reporting:

A senior regional police official and a city administrator in the typhoon-ravaged Tacloban city in the central Philippines say the death toll there could reach 10,000 people, according to the Associated Press.

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