Earth’s Most Violent Storm of the Year Powers across Pacific
Posted by feww on August 4, 2015
Super Typhoon SOUDELOR blasts through Saipan, targeting Taiwan, China
On August 04 at 15:00UTC Super Typhoon SOUDELOR was located near 19.0N, 136.8E[JTWC and other models] packing maximum sustained winds ≥ 260 km/hr (≥140 kt), with gusts of up to 320 km/hr (∼173kt).
The Super Typhoon has tracked westward [280 degrees] at about 20 km/hr over the past six hours.
SOUDELOR is currently generating significant wave height in excess of 16 meters.