At time of writing we are taking a direct hit from the typhoon. It’s the strongest I’ve experienced since I was in Taiwan. The last typhoon I saw in typhoon I saw a roof lifted and dumped onto the road below my apartment, where a driver stopped and stared at it for a good five minutes before his senses returned. Below is the clean up of that roof. I don’t remember why I didn’t photograph the actual incident. I just heard the loud crashing sound from inside my apartment.
Wind gusts of over 250km/h or about 125kt are strong enough for any flying debris to be deadly. DO NOT GO OUT if it is anywhere close to a super typhoon, and of course do not go out into a super typhoon.
Typhoons can be very dangerous. Here’s a sample of the dangers.
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