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MEGI Re-Intensifies to Cat 4

Posted by feww on October 20, 2010

Humongous typhoon MEGI has restrengthened to cat 4 with sustained winds of about 200 km/hr

In all likelihood, MEGI could re-intensify to a super typhoon before striking her next targets.


Typhoon MEGI IR Satellite Image Acquired at 10:00 UTC on 10-20-2010. Source: Digital Typhoon.
Click image to enlarge.


Profile of a Restrengthening Deadly Typhoon. IR/WV Difference satellite Image.
Source: CIMSS. Click image to enlarge.

As usual, the UKM forecast was made by comedians (!)


Typhoon MEGI Projected Paths as of  10-20-2010. Source: CIMSS. Click image to enlarge.

Heat-seeking MEGI restrengthening in warmer waters of South China Sea


Sea Surface Temperatures in South China Sea.
Source:NCEP via CIMSS. Click image to enlarge.

MEGI could deliver about 1,000 mm of rain to its target destinations in southern China


Typhoon MEGI – Total Precipitable Water.
Source: CIMSS. Click image to enlarge.


Typhoon MEGI – Visible image captured by MODIS on NASA’s Aqua satellite at 1:30 a.m. EDT on October 20, 2010 . Source: NASA-EO.  Click image to enlarge. Download large image (5 MB, JPEG)

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One Response to “MEGI Re-Intensifies to Cat 4”

  1. feww said

    UPDATE at 11:39UTC on 21 Oct 2010

    MEGI is Cat 4A hurricane with sustained winds of about 210 km/hr

    See https://feww.wordpress.com/2008/09/03/feww-new-hurricane-scale/

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