Typhoon Usagi
Category 5 hurricane (SSHS)
Typhoon Tip 13 oct 1979 2210Z

Typhoon Usagi at peak intensity
Formed September 11
Dissipated September 30
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Highest winds (10-min) 240 kmph ------ (1-min) 295-300 kmph
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Lowest pressure 896 (millibars)
Damages $9.5 billion 2016 dollars
Direct Fatalities 641
Indirect Fatalities 9
Missing 24
Areas affected Philippines, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan (partially), Korea
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