Typhoon Bopha Slams Philippines

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By WXedge Staff on December 4, 2012, 10:40am Last modified: December 5, 2012, 9:30am

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Super Typhoon Bopha as it approached the Philippines. (375m infrared image from VIIRS)

Super Typhoon Bopha, as strong as a Category 5 Hurricane, ripped through the Philippines on Monday. (Tuesday local time)

Sustained winds were near 160 MPH and gusts were estimated as high as 190 MPH shortly before the storm made landfall.

Check out some photos and images from the storm.

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