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Tropical Cyclone Fiona 14S South of Sumatra
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Tropical Cyclone Fiona (14S), South of Sumatra

February 19, 2013
Tropical Cyclone Fiona, located approximately 300 miles south of Java in the first image (Feb. 6) in this series of true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) images from Feb. 2003, tracked westward at 6 mph over the course of several days. On the 6th, Fiona’s maximum sustained winds were estimated at 86 mph with gusts to 104 mph. Fiona was forecast to track west-southwestward over the next 24 hours.In the image from Feb. 9, the storm was south of Sumatra, which is northwest of Java in the Indian Ocean. Credit: Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC


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