Typhoon Parma
acquired October 30, 2003 download large image (6 MB, JPEG, 4800x6200)

On its eighth day as a typhoon, Typhoon Parma continues to churn through the Northwest Pacific Ocean. When the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite captured this image on October 30, 2003, Parma still boasted 132 mile per hour winds. The storm was moving northeast away from Japan and was not expected to make landfall.

Image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC

Instrument(s): 
Aqua - MODIS

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