Super Typhoon Meranti has deepened rapidly over the past 24 hours and now has peak winds of 155 knots with gusts to 190 knots… Read more http://oceanweatherservices.com/blog/2016/09/12/super-typhoon-meranti-monday-update/
Super Typhoon Meranti Tuesday update:
Meranti Tuesday Update
Sept 13th 1800UTZ: Max wind 165 knots, Radius of hurricane force winds 50 NM southwest and 70 NM northeast. Movement 290 degrees at 9 knots. Max significant wave height: 48 feet (14.6 meters).
Read more http://oceanweatherservices.com/blog/2016/09/13/super-typhoon-meranti-tuesday-update/
Thanks for the great updates fredwx. This one is a big one. Meranti grew from a Category 1 equivalent storm to that of a top-scale Category 5 in a very short time.
Here are some photos, that are starting to come in.
[B][U]MERANTI devastated Kaohsiung Port[/U][/B]