Typhoon Krovanh (12W) approaching China

Typhoon Krovanh (12W) approaching China
  • Credit:

    Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

The MODIS instrument onboard the Terra spacecraft captured this bird’s-eye view of Typhoon Krovanh on August 24, 2003, at 03:00 UTC as it was churning in the South China Sea.

The Hainan Provincial Meteorological Observatory said that the typhoon was centered approximately 80 km west of the Philippines and was expected to affect south China’s Hainan and Guangdong provinces by late Sunday.

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  • Data Date:

    August 24, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    August 25, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration