The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Aqua satellite acquired this natural-color image of Cyclone Hudhud at 1:15 p.m. local time (0745 Universal Time) on October 9, 2014. The U.S. Joint Typhoon Warning Center forecasted that the storm would intensify in the Bay of Bengal before making landfall in India on October 12.
Read more about Hudhud on the NASA Hurricane page.
NASA image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE MODIS Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC. Caption by Mike Carlowicz.
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