22 Sep '12, 2pm

これはナイスショット。台風16号を真上から。目の奧に海面が見えている。教科書にもってこいの写真。

これはナイスショット。台風16号を真上から。目の奧に海面が見えている。教科書にもってこいの写真。

Sanba formed as a tropical depression over the western Pacific Ocean on September 10, 2012, and strengthened to a typhoon by September 12. On September 13, 2012, the U.S. Navy’s Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) reported that Sanba had maximum sustained winds of 135 knots (250 kilometers per hour) and gusts up to 165 knots (305 kilometers per hour). Located roughly 600 nautical miles (1,100 kilometers) south of Kadena Air Base in Japan, the storm was headed for the Korean Peninsula. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this natural-color image of Typhoon Sanba on September 13, 2012. Clouds from the typhoon extended over part of the Philippines (image lower left). The JTWC forecast that Sanba would strengthen slightly over the next 12 hours, with sustained winds reaching up to 140 knots (260 kilometers per hour). Refe...

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Image from our Aqua satellite captures of Super Typhoon Jelawat in the Philippines yesterday.

Image from our Aqua satellite captures of Super...

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

Jelawat formed as a tropical depression over the western Pacific Ocean on September 20, 2012, and became a tropical storm ...

Powerful Typhoon Sanba pounds South Korea

Powerful Typhoon Sanba pounds South Korea

channelnewsasia.com 17 Sep '12, 3am

SEOUL: Typhoon Sanba, packing winds of 155 kilometres (97 miles) per hour, slammed into South Korea on Monday, bringing to...

Powerful Typhoon Sanba pounds S. Korea, bringing torrential rains across the country

Powerful Typhoon Sanba pounds S. Korea, bringin...

straitstimes.com 17 Sep '12, 4am

SEOUL (AFP) - Typhoon Sanba, packing winds of 155kmh, slammed into South Korea on Monday, bringing torrential rains across...

South Korea on high alert for Typhoon Sanba - i...

straitstimes.com 16 Sep '12, 7am

SEOUL (AFP) - South Korea was on Sunday bracing for the arrival of its third major typhoon in two months, with school clas...

S. Korea on high alert as Typhoon Sanba nears

S. Korea on high alert as Typhoon Sanba nears

channelnewsasia.com 16 Sep '12, 9am

SEOUL: South Korea was Sunday bracing for the arrival of its third major typhoon in two months, with school classes cancel...

Freaky picture of a super typhoon headed for Japan

Freaky picture of a super typhoon headed for Japan

grist.org 28 Sep '12, 8pm

, a hurricane-like storm that is currently hurtling towards Japan. The eye alone is 29 miles across. On Tuesday, Jelawat b...