Foundation: Rebuild Marianas

August 26, 2015 by  
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By Katy Galimberti, Staff Writer
August 7, 2015; 10:00 AM ET
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Once-Super Typhoon Soudelor pummeled the island of Saipan in the Western Pacific ocean on its path to Taiwan and China this week.

Soudelor slammed Saipan with the intensity of a Category 2 hurricane on Sunday night, local time. Winds were measured up to 105 mph as the storm hit. However, winds may have been stronger than those reports, AccuWeather Meteorologist Eric Leister said.

“Soudelor was going through a period of rapid intensification as it passed over Saipan so even stronger winds may have occurred,” he said
In Saipan, a U.S. commonwealth with a population of 53,000, fierce winds and drenching rain left a trail of damage…



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