– Two deaths reported after Typhoon Meranti came on shore Wednesday.
-Power at one point was out for up to 1,000,000 people.
JMA downgrades Meranti to a Tropical Depression
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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Typhoon Meranti has made landfall around 0305CST or 1705UTC near Xiamen China.
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Meranti passing the south west coast of Taiwan now impacting the more populated side of the island.
Incredible Footage out of Taiwan showing the power of Meranti
Video update posted on Mertani as it moves in to the Taiwan Strait.
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.”
Typhoon Meranti makes its closest approach to Taiwan
2236 UTC TUESDAY
Northern extend of the storm shows slight weakening after interacting with the mountains of Taiwan.
Outer eye wall of Meranti begins to impact southern coastline of Taiwan.
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.
Typhoon Meranti pushes directly over the Batanes islands, winds estimated to be topping 300kph.
Typhoon Meranti becomes one of the strongest storms in recent record topping Typhoon Haiyan with a pressure of 895hpa.