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NASA's Terra satellite flew over the Northwestern Pacific Ocean at 02:30 UTC on August 31 (10:30 p.m. EDT Aug. 30) and captured Tropical Storm Lionrock (lower left), Tropical Storm Namtheun (center), and Typhoon Kompasu (top right) off the Asian coast.
Credit: NASA/MODIS Rapid Response Team
NASA's Terra Satellite Captures Three Tropical Cyclones in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean
|Severe Tropical Storm LIONROCK|
Graphic Courtesy Hong Kong Observatory
02 Sep Severe Tropical Storm 105 km/h
03 Sep Tropical Storm 75 km/h
04 Sep Tropical Depression 55 km/h
Bulletin updated at 11:45 HKT 01/Sep/2010
At noon, Severe Tropical Storm Lionrock was centred about 90 kilometres west of Gaoxiong. It is forecast to move north at about 10 kilometres per hour across the Taiwan Strait. Meanwhile, Typhoon Kompasu was centred about 310 kilometres east of Shanghai. It is forecast to move north at about 30 kilometres per hour across the East China Sea.
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Three tropical storms affecting southeast China
|Typhoon KOMPASU Forecast Track (Joint Typhoon Warning Center)|