Typhoon Nanmadol

Typhoon Nanmadol
  • Credit:

    Provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE.

The SeaWiFS sensor onboard the OrbView-2 satellite captured this visible image of Typhoon Nanmadol on December 2, 2004, at 4:15 UTC. At the time this image was taken Nanmadol was located approximately 590 miles east-southeast of Naga City and was moving towards the west-northwest at 27 mph. This make Nanmadol the fastest moving typhoon of the 2004 season. Maximum sustained winds were near 121 mph with higher gusts to 150 mph.

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  • Data Date:

    December 2, 2004
  • Visualization Date:

    December 2, 2004
  • Sensor(s):

    OrbView-2 - SeaWiFS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration