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Category: Himawari-8

Typhoon Lola seen from Himawari

Severe Tropical Cyclone Lola has formed in the southwest Pacific and is currently moving south west. As of 2023-10-25 at 21Z, it is located near Vanuatu at approximately 17°S, 167°E. Watch Lola move over 48 hours in RealEarth, which allows users to visualize full-disk data from geostationary satellites: GOES-East, GOES-West,... Read More

SAR Data over Guam (part X)

The 10th and final special RADARSAT-2 data collection of SAR winds over the Guam Area of Responsibility (AOR) occurred on 24 November, and is shown above in a toggle with the Himawari-8 Clean Window imagery at the same time (Here is the same toggle as above but with SAR data... Read More

SAR data over Guam (Part VI and VII)

RADARSAT-2 observations of SAR data near/around the island of Guam in the Marianas Islands continue in November (as previously discussed here, here and here). Overpasses on 15 November (above) and 17 November (below) contain features that deserve comment. For example, there is an obvious seam (and a less-obvious second seam)... Read More