Some features of this site are not compatible with your browser. Install Opera Mini to better experience this site.

Super Typhoon Choi-Wan

Super Typhoon Choi-Wan
Image

Super Typhoon Choi-Wan

Though Typhoon Choi-wan maintains its tightly wound symmetric shape in this photo-like image from September 18, 2009, the striking clear eye of previous days is gone.

Published Sep 18, 2009

Atmosphere Water Severe Storms

Super Typhoon Choi-Wan
Image

Super Typhoon Choi-Wan

Super Typhoon Choi-wan is formidable in these images, with tightly spiraling bands of clouds and a distinct eye. A vertical cross section of the storm reveals towering clouds and a clear eye surrounded by dense clouds.

Published Sep 17, 2009

Atmosphere Water Severe Storms

Super Typhoon Choi-Wan
Image

Super Typhoon Choi-Wan

Super Typhoon Choi-wan maintained its tight circular shape and well-defined eye on September 17, 2009, when this image was taken.

Published Sep 17, 2009

Atmosphere Water Severe Storms

Super Typhoon Choi-Wan
Image

Super Typhoon Choi-Wan

Choi-wan has a near-perfect eye surrounded by a very intense eyewall in this rainfall image.

Published Sep 16, 2009

Atmosphere Heat Water Severe Storms

Super Typhoon Choi-Wan
Image

Super Typhoon Choi-Wan

Super-Typhoon Choi-wan had a symmetrical shape, a trait of a strong, well-organized cyclone, when this photo-like image was taken on September 16, 2009.

Published Sep 16, 2009

Atmosphere Water Severe Storms

Super Typhoon Choi-Wan
Image

Super Typhoon Choi-Wan

Choi-wan is a perfect circle with bands of clouds pin-wheeling around the dense center in this photo-like image from September 15 2009.

Published Sep 16, 2009

Image of the Day Atmosphere Water Severe Storms