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Seen From Space: Typhoon Soudelor Churns Toward Taiwan

Image: Typhoon Soudelor seen from International Space Station
Japanese astronaut Kimiya Yui posted this image of Super Typhoon Soudelor from the International Space Station. (https://twitter.com/Astro_Kimiya/status/629736085317398529) Kimiya Yui / Twitter

Super Tyhpoon Soudelor barrels towards Taiwan below a green aurora in this image tweeted Friday by Japanese astronaut Kimiya Yui from the International Space Station. See his post here.

Typhoon Soudelor could land a direct hit on the Taiwanese capital of Taipei with the same force as 2005's devastating Hurricane Katrina, forecasters warned Friday.

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