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Super Typhoon Kong-rey and Hurricane Walaka

Super Typhoon Kong-rey and Hurricane Walaka Image ID 2500
Acquisition date 02-Oct-2018
Over head time 03:00:00
Satellite Sensor mtsat
Sensor Channel(s) 14

Super Typhoon Kong-rey a Category 5 equivalent storm on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale (SSHWS) tracks west, north-westwards over the Philippine Sea approximately 599 nautical miles south, south-east of Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan with a 1-minute sustained average wind speed 140 knots (161.3 mph) and gusts of 170 knots (195.6 mph). Hurricane Walaka moves north-westwards over the central North Pacific Ocean about 965 nautical miles south-west of Honolulu, Hawaii as a Category 5 storm (SSHWS) with a 1-minute sustained average wind speed of 140 knots (161.3 mph) and gusts of 170 knots (195.6 mph).

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