Satellite image of Severe Tropical Cyclone Yasi approaching Queensland, Australia on 2 February 2011
Satellite eye on Earth: October 2017 – in pictures
Hurricane Ophelia the day before it hit the west coast of Ireland and England on 15 October. Although weakened into a post-tropical cyclone at this stage, the storm was still powerful enough to cause widespread damage. The highest wind gust was reported at 119 mph (192 kmh) off the coast of Cork at Fastnet Rock, beating the previous record for Ireland, which was 113 mph when the island was battered by hurricane Debbie in 1961.
Hurricane Patricia was the strongest storm ever recorded by the National Hurricane Center in the Western Hemisphere. It took only 24 hours to go from being named a hurricane at Cat 1 to a super Cat 5 with winds over 200 mph, where it held that intensity
Today's Blog: My Mom gives me 2 Signs Today! Tropical Storm Norma Formed today in the Eastern Pacific For those of you who don't know I'm a meteorologist and I work on hurricanes/tropical cyclones..I also got a 2nd Sign when I was writing this blog... http://ghostsandspiritsinsights.blogspot.com/2017/09/my-mom-gives-me-2-signs-today.html #spirits #signsfromspirits #afterlife
- Tropical Cyclone Donna was one of the most powerful out-of-season tropical cyclones ever recorded in the southern hemisphere and generated extreme amounts of rainfall along its path. NASA analyzed and mapped rainfall totals generated by the storm.
The large-scale structure of clouds in and around Hurricane Irma is seen in this animation and still image created with data from the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite. The clouds are typical of tropical areas both nearby and away from tropical cyclones. Observations were taken at 1 p.m. EDT (5 p.m. UTC) on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, as Irma approached the Caribbean islands and was just becoming