Tropical Cyclone Japhet 19S
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Tropical Cyclone Japhet (19S)

February 19, 2013
With sustained winds near 112 km per hour (70 mph), Tropical Cyclone Japhet (19S) is thriving in the warm waters between Madagascar and Mozambique. This true-color image of the storm was acquired on February 27, 2003, by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA's Aqua satellite. The high-resolution image available here is 500 meters per pixel. Visit the MODIS Rapid Response Team, for a copy of this scene at MODIS' full resolution of 250 meters per pixel. Credit: Image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC

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