Tiny Hurricane Danny could almost fit in Super Typhoon Atsani’s eye
The Atlantic just got its first official hurricane of the ocean’s 2015 season in Hurricane Danny, but it is dwarfed by a storm brewing in the Pacific.
Danny, which the National Hurricane Center calls “a small tropical cyclone,” has hurricane-force winds that extend outward just up to 10 miles from its eye.
And then there’s the Pacific Ocean, which is currently home to two massive typhoons, called Atsani and Goni
Atsani, is a super typhoon. It has sustained winds maxing out near 135 knots (155 miles-per-hour), with typhoon-force winds reaching out 60 nautical miles (69 miles) from its center, according to NASA, which called it “a very large and powerful storm.” Read more…