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Category: EWS-G1

Cyclone Batsirai makes landfall in Madagascar

US Space Force EWS-G1 — formerly GOES-13 — Visible (0.63 µm) and Infrared Window (10.7 µm) images (above) showed Cyclone Batsirai making landfall as a Category 3 storm along the eastern coast of Madagascar on 05 February 2022.Suomi-NPP VIIRS True Color RGB and Infrared Window (11.45 µm) images viewed using... Read More

Cyclone Batsirai reaches Category 4 intensity

US Space Force EWS-G1 (formerly GOES-13) Infrared Window (10.7 µm) images (above) showed Cyclone Batsirai in the South Indian Ocean — just north of the island nations of Mauritius and Réunion — during the time period it was classified as a Category 4 intensity storm (00 UTC on 02 February... Read More

Cyclone Batsirai in the South Indian Ocean

US Space Force EWS-G1 (formerly GOES-13) Infrared Window (10.7 µm) images (above) showed Cyclone Batsirai in the South Indian Ocean as it rapidly intensified from a Tropical Storm at 06 UTC to Category 2 storm (at 12 UTC on 27 January) and briefly exhibited a pinhole eye — and then... Read More

Cyclone Shaheen makes landfall in Oman

US Space Force EWS-G1 (formerly GOES-13) Infrared Window (10.7 µm) images (above) showedHurricane Shaheen weakening to a Tropical Storm shortly after it made a rare landfall along the coast of Oman on 03 October 2021. The storm exhibited an eye at times as it was a Category 1 Hurricane over... Read More