29 Sep '12, 1pm

NASAから台風画像キター!(;゚Д゚) Typhoon Jelawat [image] #NASA

NASAから台風画像キター!(;゚Д゚) Typhoon Jelawat [image] #NASA

Typhoon Jelawat was bearing down on Okinawa on September 28, 2012, with mainland Japan lurking in its future. Forecasts called for the eye of the storm to pass over or close to Okinawa as a category 2 or 3 typhoon on September 29. Jelawat was predicted to approach Japan’s main island of Honshu as a category 1 typhoon or tropical storm late on September 30. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this image of Jelawat on September 28, 2012. The typhoon brushed within 200 miles of the coast of Taiwan, but did not inflict significant damage. At 21:00 Universal Time on September 28 (6 a.m. Japan Standard Time on September 29), the U.S. Navy’s Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) reported maximum significant wave heights of 12 meters (39 feet), sustained winds of 194 kilometers (120 miles) per hour, and gusts up to 240 kilomet...

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stripes.com 28 Sep '12, 7pm

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stripes.com 29 Sep '12, 5am

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straitstimes.com 30 Sep '12, 11am

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 25 Sep '12, 1am

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grist.org 28 Sep '12, 8pm

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