Typhoon Trami is tracking through the Pacific Ocean as the storm strengthened to typhoon strength on Sunday morning, but is it likely to make landfall and what impact will it have? Typhoon Trami has strengthened from a tropical storm into a severe tropical storm as it makes its entry into the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Sunday afternoon.

The storm is tracking through the western Pacific and through the Philippine Sea, before making landfall in Taiwan later in the week. Trami developed into a tropical storm on Friday night and reached typhoon strength early Sunday morning. In a bulletin issued at 11am on Sunday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Trami has maximum winds of 125 km/h from the previous 100km/h and gustiness of up to 155 km/h from the previous 120 km/h. READ MORE