It is expected to be the strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines since Haiyan that killed more than 6,300 people in 2013. With less cool water being pulled up to the surface, typhoons have been unleashed. This storm -- Typhoon Goni, with 215 kph (133 miles) sustained winds and gusts of up to 265 kph (164 mph) -- is being considered the world's strongest this year. It will make landfall on Sunday also as the strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines since Haiyan that killed more than 6,300 people in 2014. In fact, for 2005 through 2015, the research showed typhoon intensity in the region was the strongest observed over six decades. Advertisement. For the Philippines, this is a particularly acute issue, since it is one of the areas of the world most affected by tropical cyclones. It is among the strongest typhoons to hit the Philippines since Haiyan, which killed more than 6,300 people in 2013. Advertisement. The world’s strongest storm this year killed at least 16 people in the Philippines, and sent tens of thousands more to evacuation centers, risking coronavirus infection. According to a CNN report, it was the world's strongest typhoon this year. Typhoon Trix- 1952. Typhoon Trix, caused floods and landslides in the Bicol region where it caused … Typhoon Goni hit the Catanduanes province at dawn with sustained winds of 225 km per hour and gusts of 280 kph.