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Tropical Cyclone Japhet (19S)

Tropical Cyclone Japhet (19S)

With sustained winds near 104 km per hour (65 mph), Tropical Cyclone Japhet (19S) is tracking southwestward between Madagascar and Mozambique. This true-color image of the storm was acquired on February 26, 2003, by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA's Terra satellite. The high-resolution image available here is 500 meters per pixel. Visit the MODIS Rapid Response Team, for a copy of this scene at MODIS' full resolution of 250 meters per pixel.

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