June 6, 2011
Category five Super Typhoon Winnie as it was passing over the Marianas in the Pacific Ocean. It was moving at 160 miles per hour (mph) with gusts up to 195 mph. The photograph was taken with the Electronic Still Camera (ESC).
Topics: Environment, Tropical cyclone scales, Scales, Meteorology, Typhoons in the Philippines, Pacific typhoon season, Pacific ocean, wind, Atmospheric sciences