Typhoon Sendong in Cagayan de Oro Aftermath Aerial View

8 years ago today. Watch an aerial view of the aftermath devastation in Cagayan de Oro brought by Typhoon Sendong in the Philippines on December 17, 2011.

Severe Tropical Storm Washi, known in the Philippines as Tropical Storm Sendong, was a late-season tropical cyclone that caused catastrophic damage in the Philippines in late 2011. Washi, which means Aquila in Japanese, made landfall over Mindanao, a major island in the Philippines, on December 16.

  • Highest wind speed: 95 km/h
  • Total fatalities: 1,472
  • Date: 13 December 2011 – 19 December 2011
  • Damage: $97.8 million (2011 USD)

Video courtesy of kristofferabellanosa and lordsfire88