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Super Typhoon Lekima and Typhoon Francisco

Super Typhoon Lekima and Typhoon Francisco Image ID 1579
Acquisition date 23-Oct-2013
Over head time 09:00:00
Satellite Sensor mtsat
Sensor Channel(s) 4

Super Typhoon Lekima tracks west, north-westwards over the North West Pacific Ocean as a Category 5 equivalent storm (Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) with a sustained 1-minute average wind speed of 140 knots (161.3mph) and gusts of 170 knots (195.6 mph). Typhoon Francisco tracks in a west, north-westerly direction over the Philippine Sea as a Category 1 equivalent storm (Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) with a sustained 1-minute average wind speed of 70 knots (80.6 mph) and gusts of 85 knots (97.9 mph).

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