Tropical Storms Fengshen and Fung-Wong off Korea and Japan

Tropical Storms Fengshen and Fung-Wong off Korea and Japan
  • Credit:

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

This unusual true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image captured on July 26, 2002, shows two Typhoon systems approaching the Far East. The largest storm, draped over Korea (top left) and southwestern Japan (top right), is Fengshen. The smaller storm to the southeast is Fung Wong.

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Metadata

  • Data Date:

    July 26, 2002
  • Visualization Date:

    August 18, 2002
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration