October 18, 2010

Typhoon Talk on Twitter

From the keywords picked up on local twitter trends (courtesy of trendsmap.com), the keywords typhoon followed by the areas Isabela, Tuguegarao and Cagayan pinpoint affected areas of typoon Megi/Juan.  

Other twitter keywords relative to the typhoon are "ulan", "pagasa" and @kuyakim_atienza who is also associated with announcing weather forecasts and updates.  Kim Atienza, an active twitter user is currently providing typhoon updates in his timeline.  The current popular hashtags for this typhoon are #Typhoon #MEGI & #Juan

Super typhoon Megi is recorded as the 4th strongest typhoon to hit the planet packing maximum wind of 225 kilometers per hour (140 mph) and gustiness of as much as 260 kilometers per hour.

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