Super Typhoon Meranti / Ferdie Live Updates and Forecast

 

Check latest satellite imagery here. 

Latest warning on the storm here. 

2100UTC Thursday

– Two deaths reported after Typhoon Meranti came on shore Wednesday.

-Power at one point was out for up to 1,000,000 people.

1800UTC Thursday

JMA downgrades Meranti to a Tropical Depression

2200UTC Wednesday

VIDEO of a person on a moped getting blasted off their bike, don’t ride these things in a typhoon! ITS NOT WORTH IT!!

 

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1705UTC Wednesday

Typhoon Meranti has made landfall around 0305CST or 1705UTC near Xiamen China.

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Be sure to follow @earthuncuttv on twitter for reports from inside the storm.

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0650UTC WEDNESDAY

Meranti passing the south west coast of Taiwan now impacting the more populated side of the island.

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0600UTC WEDNESDAY

Incredible Footage out of Taiwan showing the power of Meranti

0500UTC WEDNESDAY

Video update posted on Mertani as it moves in to the Taiwan Strait.

0200UTC WEDNESDAY

First reports from the Batanes Gov. Marilou Cayco who stayed at the provincial Capitol to coordinate rescue and police teams she put on standby. She reported that the winds shook the building so hard “it felt like an earthquake.”

2340UTC TUESDAY

Typhoon Meranti makes its closest approach to Taiwan

2340UTC or about 0800 Taiwan Time Source CWB

2340UTC or about 0800 Taiwan Time Source CWB

2236 UTC TUESDAY

Northern extend of the storm shows slight weakening after interacting with the mountains of Taiwan.

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2100UTC Tuesday

Outer eye wall of Meranti begins to impact southern coastline of Taiwan.

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2015UTC Tuesday

Max wind gust reported in Lanyu Taiwan of 201kph. This gust is subject though as it is elevated along a cliff face instead of at sea level.

http://www.cwb.gov.tw/V7e/observe/#self

1700UTC Tuesday

Typhoon Meranti pushes directly over the Batanes islands, winds estimated to be topping 300kph.

 

Meranti of the Batanes islands

Meranti of the Batanes islands

1200UTC TUESDAY

Typhoon Meranti becomes one of the strongest storms in recent record topping Typhoon Haiyan with a pressure of 895hpa.

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