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Stories by Scott Lindstrom

Long animations of Typhoon Mawar in the western Pacific

The Himawari-9 Target sector monitored the evolution of Typhoon Mawar from its inception. The animation above (it re-centers occasionally) shows the initial intensification of the system, a brief but notable weakening just prior to moving close to Guam, and then reintensification to the west-northwest of the Marianas. The animation... Read More

Typhoon Mawar moves through the Rota Channel

Typhoon Mawar wobbled north during the day on 24 May and moved through the Rota channel between the islands of Guam to the south and Rota to the north, as shown in the animation of Himawari-9 Target Sector Band 3 (Visible, 0.64 µm) imagery above. The track path from the... Read More