Sinlaku approaching Taiwan at 0202z on 11 September 2008.
Satellite image from Operational Significant Event Imagery
x marks our location during landfall of Typhoon Sinlaku
Satellite image from NRL
Tracking chart from CWB shows the erratic track of Typhoon Sinlaku, despite
that we were still in perfect position for Sinlaku's landfall.
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Under construction 21 Sept...
Actual updates from during Typhoon Sinlaku's landfall:
1030pm, local time, extreme winds and rain setting in now..
1230am, James and I are holed up in the toilets of some sort of
customs post on the wharf, its going ballistic, far to dangerous
to move, stuff falling everywhere, all on camera of course -:)
1 40 am, we are IN the eyewall, absolutely furious chaos
here, we are still in the wharf building, everything that can
fall down already has.... power lines have exploded, the best
of them was the electric rail overhead lines blowing up...
I just love Taiwanese infrastructure, despite the explosions
the power is still going as are the phones and mobile internet...
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