Storm of historic strength will bring waves up to 16 meters high to Alaska

(ORDO NEWS) — A large portion of Alaska’s west coast is now under flood and storm warnings as forecasters warn that the remnants of a Pacific typhoon could bring 16m waves and 140kph winds to the coast this weekend.

Typhoon Merbok has developed into a historically powerful storm in Alaska in the Bering Sea,” the National Weather Service said Friday.

“Significant, damaging high winds and storm surges are expected to hit southwest Alaska, especially the southern Seward Peninsula.”


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