Quick Answer: Which typhoon hit the hardest in the Philippines last year?

On 1 November 2020, Super Typhoon Goni, the world’s most powerful tropical cyclone this year thus far, brought torrential rains, violent winds, mudslides and storm surges to Luzon.

What is the strongest typhoon that hit the Philippines?

Typhoon Haiyan, known in the Philippines as Super Typhoon Yolanda, was one of the most powerful tropical cyclones ever recorded. On making landfall, Haiyan devastated portions of Southeast Asia, particularly the Philippines.


Rank 1
Storm Yolanda (Haiyan)
Season 2013
Damage PHP ₱95.5 billion
USD $2.2 billion

What is the name of the most powerful storm in the Philippines recently?

The strongest typhoon to make landfall in the country during this time period was Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in November 2013 and Typhoon Goni (Rolly) in late-October 2020, which both made landfall with 1-minute sustained winds of 315 km/h (195 mph).

What’s the worst storm in history?

United States

Rank Hurricane Season
1 Galveston 1900
2 “San Ciriaco” 1899
3 Maria 2017
4 “Okeechobee” 1928

What was the most recent typhoon?

Typhoon Hagibis, known in Japan as Reiwa 1 East Japan Typhoon (令和元年東日本台風, Reiwa Gannen Higashi-Nihon Taifū), was an extremely violent and large tropical cyclone that caused widespread destruction in Japan.

Typhoon Hagibis.

Typhoon (JMA scale)
Areas affected Mariana Islands, Japan, Russia, Alaska
Part of the 2019 Pacific typhoon season
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