Correction for the speed of a Hurricane
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How fast is 5,170 meters per minute?
It's about two-and-a-half times as fast as a Hurricane
The speed of a Hurricane is about 1,990 meters per minute.
(formally: Topical cyclone; a.k.a. typhoon)
A hurricane is defined by the US National Hurricane Center as a Northern Hemisphere tropical storm having one-minute average wind-speeds of at least 1,980 meters per minute. Typhoons Tip (October, 1979) and Keith (October, 1997) and Hurricanes Camille (August, 1969) and Allen (August, 1980) jointly hold the record for highest tropical storm wind speeds at 5,170 meters per minute.