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REPORTS FROM AN AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT AND
SATELLITE IMAGES INDICATE THAT THE LOW PRESSURE AREA THAT MOVED
NORTHWARD FROM HISPANIOLA HAS DEVELOPED INTO A TROPICAL STORM.
KYLE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 8 MPH...13 KM/HR...AND THIS
GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MPH...75 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF
Originally posted by Chadwickus
Hey did you guys know Taiwan is bracing itself for it 4th typhoon at the moment?
Didn't think so....
[edit on 27-9-2008 by Chadwickus]
Originally posted by GAOTU789
I was aware that Jangmi was headed for Taiwan but the fact that a hurricane/tropical storm is headed straight for me takes precedent.
I check most meteorological sites that produce warnings about severe weather. I think it's awful that Taiwan is going to get hit again, especially by such a powerful storm. If I still have power tomorrow and there isn't any damage to my home, I be sure to check on the reports from Asia.
I'll think you'll find most of the people who are regular contributors to the fragile earth forum are aware of the different calamities that people must face, weatherwise, around the world.
Your statement was ignorant, assuming what we don't care about is a bit to presumptuous, wouldn't you say.