15 Jul '11, 7pm

Typhoon Ma-on [image] #NASA

In mid-July 2011, the eighth tropical storm of the Pacific storm season rapidly intensified and was officially declared Typhoon Ma-on. Bands of the typhoon sent soaking rain across Guam, the Mariana Islands, and other tropical Pacific locations. The storm appeared to be headed toward Okinawa and then the disaster-ravaged Japanese mainland, forecasts suggested. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite acquired this image on July 15, 2011. At 15:00 Universal Time on July 15, the typhoon was centered approximately 270 nautical miles (500 kilometers) south-southeast of Iwo To, Japan, and moving west at 12.6 miles per hour (20 kilometers per hour, 11 knots). The typhoon packed sustained winds of 132 miles per hour (213 kilometers per hour, or 115 knots), with gusts to 161 miles per hour (259 kilometers per hour, or 140 knots). Forecaste...

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Typhoon Ma-on: On July 15, 2011, the MODIS inst...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 15 Jul '11, 10pm

In mid-July 2011, the eighth tropical storm of the Pacific storm season rapidly intensified and was officially declared Ty...

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 17 Jul '11, 9pm

On July 17, 2011, Typhoon Ma-on was located roughly 700 nautical miles (1,300 kilometers) south-southwest of Tokyo, and wa...

Rainfall from Typhoon Ma-on [image] #NASA

Rainfall from Typhoon Ma-on [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 22 Jul '11, 9pm

Ma-on formed over the western Pacific Ocean in early July, traveled west then north, and made a U-turn along the shore of ...

Dust over Afghanistan [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 15 Jul '11, 7pm

Dust blew over parts of Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran in mid-July 2011. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiomete...

Nasa Earth Obser.: Dust over Afghanistan: Acqui...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 15 Jul '11, 8pm

Dust blew over parts of Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran in mid-July 2011. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiomete...

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 15 Jul '11, 5pm

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Korean peninsula expected to face typhoon of 'disastrous proportions' this summer: Weather agency

Korean peninsula expected to face typhoon of 'd...

straitstimes.com 13 Jul '11, 6am

Residents look at a road destroyed by heavy rain in Boeun, about 180 km (112 miles) southeast of Seoul July 10, 2011. -- P...

Final Hook-Up [image] #NASA

Final Hook-Up [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 14 Jul '11, 10pm

The summer of 2011 has been a time of nostalgia and blessings-counting for much of the NASA family. The final flight of th...

Two Views of the Painted Desert [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 16 Jul '11, 10pm

In northern Arizona lies an expanse of arid, erosion-prone badlands made of multicolored mudstones and clays. This “Painte...