The 12z ATCF file just upgraded #Surigae to 155kts/180mph, officially tying it as the strongest April typhoon on record and the strongest since the start of the satellite era! The only other 180mph storm was Thelma in 1956 and the data from that area is dubious at best. pic.twitter.com/12NDJpGWOO

— KeviShader (@KeviShader) April 17, 2021