Typhoon Songda (22W) over the Northern Mariana Islands

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer ( MODIS ) aboard NASAs Terra satellite captured this true-color image of Typhoon Songda on September 1, 2004, at 00:40 UTC. At the time this image was taken Songda was located approximately 740 km (460 miles) southeast of Iwo Jima, Japan and was moving towards the northwest at 28 km/hr (17 mph). Maximum sustained winds were near 232 km/hr (144 mph) with higher gusts to 278 km/hr (173 mph).
Source: Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

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