|NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Typhoon Fanapi on September 17 at 04:45 UTC (12:45 a.m. EDT) and captured this infrared image of its cold cloudtop temperatures. The coldest cloud tops were as cold as -60F, and the imagery showed a tight center circulation. Credit: NASA JPL, Ed Olsen|
NASA: Tropical Storm Fanapi (Northwest Pacific)
Fanapi has intensified into a super typhoon, Red alert issued
The 11th severe typhoon Fanapi intensified into a super typhoon at 4:00 p.m. today. At 5:00 p.m. today, it was centered about 310 km east of Hualian, Taiwan province (23.9N, 124.7E) with maximum wind force up to scale 16 (52m/s). Read More ...
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23:00 HKT 18 September 2010
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