Tropical Storm Sinlaku (Northwest Pacific)

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The MODIS instrument aboard NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this visible image of Tropical Storm Sinlaku in the South China Sea on Nov. 28 at 5:50 UTC (12:50 a.m. EST).
Image Credit: NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team

NASA Satellite Sees Tropical Storm Sinlaku in the South China Sea

Tropical Depression 21W crossed the Philippines and moved into the South China Sea where warm waters helped strengthen the storm into Tropical Storm Sinlaku. NASA’s Aqua satellite passed over the storm and captured an image that showed it appeared elongated.

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Tropical Cyclone 02S (Southern Indian Ocean)

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NASA’s Terra satellite captured this visible image of newborn Tropical Cyclone 02S in the Southern Indian Ocean on Nov. 28, 2014.
Image Credit: NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response

NASA Sees New Tropical Storm Threatening Mauritius and Reunion Islands

NASA’s Terra satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone 02S after it formed in the Southern Indian Ocean on Nov. 28. An image from Terra showed that the new tropical storm is close to Mauritius and Reunion Islands.

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