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Typhoon Nida Philippines
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Typhoon Nida, Philippines

January 16, 2006
This Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS) in reduced resolution mode is centered over the eye of Typhoon Nida (right center image). The storm caused floods, landslides and agricultural and has caused death and destruction to the Philippines.

Visible also in the image, starting from the top: China, North and South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Western Australia (bottom image).

Technical Information:
  • Satellite: Envisat
  • Instrument: MERIS
  • Acquisition: 18-May-2004
  • Orbit nr: 11580
  • Center coordinates: lat. 11.68, lon. 114.17