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Super Typhoon Haima

Super Typhoon Haima Image ID 2085
Acquisition date 18-Oct-2016
Over head time 18:00:00
Satellite Sensor mtsat
Sensor Channel(s) 14

Super Typhoon Haima a Category 5 equivalent storm (Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) tracks westwards over the Philippine Sea, east of Luzon, with a 1-minute sustained average wind speed of 140 knots (161.3 mph) and gusts of 170 knots (195.6 mph). Sarika is shown centred over the South China Sea moving north-westwards as a tropical storm with a 1-minute sustained average wind speed of 45 knots (51.8 mph) and gusts of 55 knots (63.4 mph).

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