Sunday, October 17, 2010
Super Typhoon "Megi"
Just see the Analysis from JTWC !!
SUPER TYPHOON MEGI HAS UNDERGONE RAPID INTENSIFICATION. THE CURRENT INTENSITY IS BASED ON DVORAK INTENSITY ESTIMATES 0F 140 KNOTS FROM PGTW AND RJTD, CIMSS SATELLITE CONSENSUS ESTIMATES OF 137 KNOTS AT 16/22Z, AND AN AIRCRAFT VORTEX MESSAGE AT 16/2339Z INDICATING MAXIMUM OBSERVED SURFACE WINDS OF 120 KNOTS, MINIMUM SEA LEVEL PRESSURE OF 908 MB (EQUIVALENT TO 153 KNOT VMAX ON THE KNAFF-ZEHR SCALE), AND MAXIMUM OUTBOUND SURFACE WINDS OF 146 KNOTS.
God forbid, if such a monster was to hit the Indian coast !!! Unimaginable !
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