Tropical Cyclone 01B
February 28, 2013
On May 19, 2003, the MODIS instrument onboard the NASA's Aqua satellite captured this bird's-eye view of Tropical Cyclone 01B as it was making landfall near Ramree Island on the western coast of Myanmar. The cyclone is forecast to track northward along the western coast of Myanmar and weaken rapidly. Credit: Geolocation and image processing by Jesse Allen. Date from MODIS Rapid Response systems.
Topics: Fluid dynamics, Meteorology, Atmospheric sciences, Ramree, North Indian Ocean cyclone season, Cyclone Nargis, Tropical cyclone