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Two NASA views of newborn Tropical Cyclone Quang

The tropical low pressure area formerly known as System 98S has organized and developed into Tropical Cyclone Quang in the Southern Indian Ocean. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Quang and gathered visible and infrared data ...

dateApr 29, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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NASA sees Typhoon Maysak weakening

Various NASA satellites and instruments continue to see the weakening trend in Typhoon Maysak as it moved through the Philippine Sea on April 2 and 3 toward a landfall in Luzon on April 4. Maysak is known locally in the Philippines ...

dateApr 03, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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NASA sees Maysak become a super typhoon

NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image of Typhoon Maysak as it strengthened into a super typhoon on March 31, reaching Category 5 hurricane status on the Saffir-Simpson Wind Scale. The TRMM and GPM satellites, both satellites ...

dateMar 31, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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