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Okay, so technically this is a typhoon not a hurricane. But I could not resist the irony.

People who watch the oil markets have been worrying because they say that one strong Hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico could send gas prices sky high in the US. Now there is a Category 5 typhoon heading towards the Persian Gulf. This is historically unheard off. As you can see from the image down below, it is unlikely to make it far into the gulf, but people are worried about the storm surge.

Projected path of the Storm

This may wind up being no big deal. But I am surprised that this is not being more widely reported. You can click here for a good collection of links and commentary on this storm from the Oil Drum. Be sure the check out the comments section.

But if you just want to look at pictures of the storm, look through this site.

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