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Tropical Cyclone Hamish

Tropical Cyclone Hamish
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Tropical Cyclone Hamish

The eye of the Cyclone Hamish was northeast of Fraser Island, which is about 300 kilometers north of Queensland’ capital and largest city, Brisbane, on the morning of March 10 (local time) when the Terra satellite captured this image. At the time the image was taken, Hamish was in the process of weakening from a Category 3 to a Category 2 storm.

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Tropical Cyclone Hamish
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Tropical Cyclone Hamish

This image of Cyclone Hamish was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite on March 9, 2009 at 3:30 Universal Time.

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Tropical Cyclone Hamish
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Tropical Cyclone Hamish

Powerful Tropical Cyclone Hamish formed in the Coral Sea off northeast Australia on March 5, 2009, and intensified into a strong Category 4 storm as it moved southeast along the Queensland coast.

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