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Super Typhoon Koppu and Typhoon Champi

Super Typhoon Koppu and Typhoon Champi Image ID 1896
Acquisition date 17-Oct-2015
Over head time 18:00:00
Satellite Sensor mtsat
Sensor Channel(s) 4

Super Typhoon Koppu is shown tracking westwards as a Category 4 equivalent storm (Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) with a 1-minute sustained average wind speed of 130 knots (149.8 mph) and gusts of 160 knots (184.1 mph) an hour after making landfall over Casiguran in the Philippine province of Aurora. Typhoon Champi tracks north-westwards over the Philippine Sea west of the Northern Mariana Islands as a Category 2 equivalent storm (Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) with a 1-minute sustained wind speed of 90 knots (103.7 mph) and gusts of 110 knots (126.7 mph).

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