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Category: Metop

Long-duration Tehuano wind event

GOES-18 (GOES-West) and GOES-16 (GOES-East) True Color RGB images from the CSPP GeoSphere site (above) showed hazy plumes of blowing dust lofted by Tehuano gap winds that emerged from the south coast of Mexico — which spread out across the Gulf of Tehuantepec and the adjacent waters of the Pacific Ocean on 27-30 January 2024 (long, narrow rope... Read More

Tropical Cyclone Kirrily in the Coral Sea

Target Sector (2.5-minute interval) JMA Himawari-9 AHI Red Visible (0.64 µm) and Clean Infrared Window (10.4 µm) images (above) showed Invest 90P as it intensified to become Tropical Cyclone Kirrily over the Coral Sea on 23-24 January 2024. Visible images showed multiple exposed low-level circulation centers, while Infrared images showed that deep convection was mainly developing west... Read More