Typhoon Chataan (08W) south of Japan

Typhoon Chataan (08W) south of Japan
  • Credit:

    Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

This true-color MODIS image from July 7, 2002, shows Typhoon Chataan south of Japan. Chataan brought heavy rains and flooding to the region, and was responsible for dozens of deaths in Indonesia and the Phillipines.

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  • Data Date:

    July 7, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    July 13, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration