Typhoon Surigae intensified with surprising speed, bearing the fingerprint of climate change

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When meteorologists issued their forecasts for Typhoon Surigae on Friday, they knew the Category 2-equivalent storm had the potential to intensify quickly. But by Saturday morning, the storm had exceeded forecasters’ wildest expectations, attaining Category 5 status and practically leaping off the scale. On Saturday afternoon Eastern U.S. time, the typhoon, which churned ominously close to the Philippines, had 190-mph winds after a bout of extremely rapid intensification, becoming the strongest typhoon, cyclone or hurricane ever observed in the month of April.

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