Typhoon Rammasun about to reach super typhoon strenght

Deadly Typhoon Rammasun (locally known as Glenda) left trail of destruction across the Philippines. According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council of the Philippines, 40 people have been killed by the storm while more remain missing or injured.After leaving the Philippines, and tracking across high sea surface temperatures (30-31 degrees Celsius), and low vertical wind shear, Typhoon Rammasun has quickly intensified into a Category 4 typhoon, with maximum sustained winds of 225 km/h (140 mph). MTSAT-2 visible satellite image shows well-defined eye structure of Typhoon Rammasun at 23:32 UTC on July 17, 2014 (Credit: NOAA/FNMOC)MTSAT AVN IR and visible satellite images taken at 23:32 UTC on July 17, 2014. (Credit: NOAA/MTSAT)According… »

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