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27 July 2011

NASA Sees Tropical Storm Nock-ten Knocking the Philippines


NASA image acquired July 26, 2011

This visible image of Tropical Storm 10W, now called Nock-ten was captured on July 26, 2011 at 02:30 UTC (July 25 at 10:30 p.m. EDT) as its center was moving over the Philippines. The image was taken from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) that flies on NASA's Terra satellite (it also flies on NASA's Aqua satellite).

Credit: NASA/GSFC/Jeff Schmaltz/MODIS Land Rapid Response Team