Sep 29, 2016

The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument aboard the NOAA/NASA Suomi NPP satellite captured this image of Typhoon Megi around 0550 UTC on September 27, 2016.

Located about 82 nautical miles west-southwest of Taipei, Taiwan, Megi has tracked west-northwest at 11 miles per hour over the past 6 hours. The storm has maximum sustained winds of approximately 100 mph with gusts of 126 mph. Recent satellite images show the center of the storm emerging off the coast of Taiwan, into the Taiwan Strait. Megi is forecast t...

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