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Typhoon Chaba

Typhoon Chaba

The MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Terra satellite captured htis true-color image of Typhoon Chaba on August 27 at 2:00 UTC. At the time this image was taken, Chaba was located approximately 833 km (518 miles) south-southeast of Sasebo, Japan and was moving towards the north-northwest at 7 km/hr (5 mph). Maximum sustained winds were near 194 km/hr (121 mph) with gusts to 241 km/hr (150 mph).

The MODIS Rapid Response System provides this image at additional resolutions and formats.

NASA image courtesy Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC.