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Category: MIRS

Typhoon Saola’s meandering path towards China

Himawari-9 Clean Window infrared (10.4 µm, Band 13) imagery (every 30 minutes) in late August and early September 2023, above, show the initially looping and later linear path of Typhoon Saola from its development east of the Philippines to its landfall in southern China. Saola was very strong just east... Read More

Heavy Rain over Tutuila, American Samoa

Tutuila, the large island of American Samoa, experienced very heavy rain early in the morning of 21 March 2023, especially over the western parts of the Island. (However, the raingauge at the Pago Pago airport, in central Tutuila, received only 0.15″ of rain!) The animation above shows the development of... Read More