Typhoon Fengshen and Tropical Fung-Wong off Japan

Typhoon Fengshen and Tropical Fung-Wong off Japan
  • Credit:

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

This unusual true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image captured on July 25, 2002, shows two Typhoon systems approaching the Far East. The largest storm, draped over southern Japan (top center) is Fengshen. The smaller storm to the south is Fung Wong.

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  • Data Date:

    July 25, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    August 16, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration