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Facts and figures: Contrast of three super typhoons

How does “Ompong” compare to previous Super Typhoons “Lawin” (which occurred in 2016) and “Yolanda” (in 2013)? According to data from the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical Astronomical Services Administration and the Joint Typhoon Warning Center:

OMPONG

Maximum Sustained Winds: 255 kph

Gustiness: 310 kph

Diameter: 1,010 km

Storm Surge Height: 6 meters

Category: 5

LAWIN

Maximum Sustained Winds: 225 kph

Gustiness: 315 kph

Diameter: 800 km

Storm Surge Height: 5 meters

Category: 5

YOLANDA

Maximum Sustained Winds: 295 kph

Gustiness: 360 kph

Diameter: 600 km

Storm Surge Height: 6 meters

Category: 5

Topics: “Ompong” , Super Typhoons “Lawin” , “Yolanda” , Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical Astronomical Services Administration , Joint Typhoon Warning Center
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