Typhoon Yolanda storm chaser video hits the internet

iCyclone’s video of the onslaught of Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), which pummeled Visayas recently, is now viral and an internet hit.

iCyclone storm chasers Typhoon Yolanda video
Screen grab from iCyclone / YouTube
On it’s YouTube channel, iCyclone describes the video as a “dramatic footage of a monster, Category-5 cyclone making a direct hit on Tacloban City, Leyte, Philippines.”

The footage “includes two short clips (9:09) from James Reynolds of Earth Uncut TV, showing Josh Morgerman and Mark Thomas rescuing hotel guests from rising waters,” iCyclone added. “Produced with love and sympathy for the Filipino people and the victims of this storm.”

As of this posting, the viral video has garnered over 66,000 views on YouTube alone.

Super Typhoon Yolanda is said to be the strongest cyclone to hit the country in decades.

The latest National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) bulletin says Yolanda left 5,240 persons dead and 1,613 others missing.