Typhoon Krovanh (12W) over China

Typhoon Krovanh (12W) over China
  • Credit:

    Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

The MODIS instrument onboard NASA’s Terra spacecraft captured this true-color image of Typhoon Krovanh as it was exiting the tropical island province of Hainan on August 25, 2003. Krovanh slammed into the island with howling winds and heavy rains and cut electricity in parts of its capital, Haikou.

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  • Data Date:

    August 25, 2003
  • Visualization Date:

    August 25, 2003
  • Sensor(s):

    Terra - MODIS
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration