English: Typhoon Megi over the Philippines on ...

 

 

A monster Super Typhoon has intensified explosively in the the last 24 hours and remains on track to wreak havoc in Taiwan, the Phillipines and potentially Hong Kong over the weekend.

Over the last day Super Typhoon Usagi, which is now the strongest storm to form on earth this year, has seen winds increase from  75 mph Tuesday to over 160 mph. The cyclone is now classified now as a Super Typhoon and is considered the equivalent of a category 5 hurricane. [Read the full article]