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Super Typhoon NIDA UPDATE

Posted by terres on November 27, 2009

NIDA Weaker, Slower,  But Still a Super Typhoon

  • Date and Time: Nov 26, 2009 at 21:00UTC
  • Position:  Near16.6ºN 139.2ºE
  • Location: About 945 km SSW of Iwo-To Island, Japan
  • Movement:   NNW (325 Degrees)
  • Forward Speed : 11 km/h (6 knots) – very slow
  • Maximum Sustained Winds: 250 km/h  [Category 5 on FEWW and Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale]
  • Maximum  Wind Gusts: 310 km/h  (165knots)
  • Maximum Significant Wave Height: ≥ 13 m (43 feet)
  • Formation: The 37-km eye is filling, structure becoming more asymmetrical, and elongated.  Strong radial outflow.
  • Surprises: Possible

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Super Typhoon NIDA Boomerangs Away From Philippines

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Image of the Day: Typhoon Fengshen Over China

Posted by feww on June 26, 2008

Fengshen [Frank] downgraded to tropical storm hits southeast coast of China


Tropical Storm Fengshen is seen in this NOAA-17 image taken at 0210 UTC on June 25 after it made landfall at Shenzhen, Guangdong Province early this morning, bringing torrential rain and high winds. (Source: OSEI)

Photos of Fengshen impact on Hong Kong:

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