The Sydney Morning Herald described the storm as "epic."
A massive and spectacular storm has formed in the North Atlantic. The giant comma-shaped swirl expands across almost the entire ocean basin.
Some scientists suggest all of this snow so early in the year may be a harbinger of a rough winter for the U.S. and Europe.
The intense tropical cyclone came ashore on Sunday, killing at least eight people and devastating the city of Visakhapatnam.
Over 17 inches of rain in 24 hours fell near Genoa, Italy on Thursday and Friday, causing the Bisagno River to swell past its banks.
Typhoon Vongfong is the equivalent of a category 4 hurricane on Friday, and its hurricane-force winds cover an area about the size of Wisconsin.
The super typhoon is not only powerful but large, with gale-force winds covering around 340,000 square miles.
Hudhud is forecast to intensify to the equivalent of a category 3 hurricane by the time it makes landfall.
The wickedly beautiful storm, with maximum sustained winds of almost 170 mph, is fortunately far away from any landmass.
Super Typhoon Vongfong has rapidly intensified over the past 24 hours, becoming the fifth super typhoon of the 2014 season.