Typhoon Chanthu (Philippine name Kiko) rapidly intensified again today, and has reached Category 5 intensity for the third time in its life. This time, the storm has intensified much more than on previous occasions, and now has winds near 180mph, or 290kph, with higher gusts. Further strengthening is possible asRead More →

Current Status Tropical Storm Grace was downgraded in intensity as it made landfall on the Yucatan peninsula around 09:30z Thursday morning. As per the 10AM CDT advisory of the National Hurricane Center, Grace was located at 20.2°N 88.8°W or about 110 miles (135 kilometers) East of Campeche, Mexico with maximumRead More →

Typhoon In-Fa is making its way towards the Japanese island of Taketomi in the Okinawa Prefecture. In-Fa is currently a category 2 equivalent typhoon with an estimated CDPS rating of 7, meaning that catastrophic damage is possible. Residents of Taketomi island and surrounding areas need to keep a close eyeRead More →

Cyclone Tauktae continue its rapid intensification overnight local time. As of writing, Tauktae is 142 kilometers Southwest of Mumbai packing 1-min winds of 225 kph (140mph), making it a Category 4-equivalent cyclone and central pressure of 935 millibars; while the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has it at 3-min winds ofRead More →