Typhoon Man-yi

August 21, 2007


Provided and copyright by: Mark Conner, Air Force Weather Agency
Summary authors & editors: Mark Conner

Typhoon Man-Yi struck Okinawa, Japan on July 13, 2007. This satellite image, from Japan's MTSAT-1R was taken on July 12th at 0513 Universal Time (UTC). At this time, wind gusts were estimated to be 150 knots or 173 mph (277 km/h). Fortunately, news reports indicated that there were few injuries as maximum gusts, reported at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, topped out at 90 knots (103 mph or 165 km/h).

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