Super Typhoon Imbudo (09W) off the Philippines

Super Typhoon Imbudo (09W) off the Philippines
  • Credit:

    Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

This Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image from July 20, 2003, shows Super Typhoon Imbudo engulfing the Philippines (left edge). The storm was moving northwest toward China, and on July 21, had sustained winds of 150 mph, with gusts up to 184.

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  • Data Date:

    July 21, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    July 21, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Aqua - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration