February 10, 2005
This image from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Aqua satellite shows Cyclone Harvey in the Gulf of Carpentaria at 4:30 UTC on February 7, 2005. At the time this image was taken, Harvey had maximum sustained winds of 58 mph (50 knots) with maximum gusts near 75 mph (65 knots) and was moving towards the southwest at 15 mph (13 knots). The cyclone was expected to impact the coast on Monday afternoon (local time) near the border between the Northern Territory and Queensland.
Topics: Maximum sustained wind, Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer, Aqua, 1999-00 Australian cyclone season, 2005–06 Australian region cyclone season, 2001–02 Australian region cyclone season, Australia