25 May '11, 7pm

Typhoon Songda [image] #NASA

Typhoon Songda strengthened between May 24 and 25, 2011. At 11:00 p.m. Manila time (15:00 UTC) on May 25, the U.S. Navy’s Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) reported that Songda had maximum sustained winds of 105 knots (195 kilometers per hour) with gusts up to 130 knots (240 kilometers per hour). These wind speeds were up from 65 knots and gusts up to 80 knots the previous day. The storm was located roughly 385 nautical miles (730 kilometers) east-southeast of Manila, Philippines. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this natural-color image of Songda on May 25, 2011. Songda sports a discernible eye, and its clouds span hundreds of kilometers, covering parts of the Philippines. According to the JTWC warning issued May 25, Songda was expected to travel toward the north-northwest along the northern Philippines before t...

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Typhoon Songda [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 28 May '11, 7pm

Super Typhoon Songda swirled off the coast of Luzon, at the northern end of the Philippine Islands, on the afternoon of Ma...

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 28 May '11, 9pm

Super Typhoon Songda swirled off the coast of Luzon, at the northern end of the Philippine Islands, on the afternoon of Ma...

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 29 May '11, 2pm

Super Typhoon Songda swirled off the coast of Luzon, at the northern end of the Philippine Islands, on the afternoon of Ma...

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 28 May '11, 9pm

Super Typhoon Songda swirled off the coast of Luzon, at the northern end of the Philippine Islands, on the afternoon of Ma...

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 28 May '11, 10pm

Super Typhoon Songda swirled off the coast of Luzon, at the northern end of the Philippine Islands, on the afternoon of Ma...

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 29 May '11, 10am

Super Typhoon Songda swirled off the coast of Luzon, at the northern end of the Philippine Islands, on the afternoon of Ma...

Grímsvötn, Volcano Injects Ash into the Stratosphere [image] #NASA

Grímsvötn, Volcano Injects Ash into the Stratos...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 25 May '11, 7pm

Grímsvötn, the most active of Iceland’s volcanoes, began erupting around 5:30 p.m. local time on Saturday, May 21, 2011. T...