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Tropical Cyclone Jade approaching the northeast coast of Madagascar

Tropical Cyclone Jade approaching the northeast coast of Madagascar Image ID 1067
Acquisition date 05-Apr-2009
Over head time 18:00:00
Satellite Sensor iodc
Sensor Channel(s) IR

Tropical Cyclone Jade (lower left-hand quadrant) tracking southwards approaching the northeast coast of Madagascar. When this image was acquired Jade was at peak intensity as a Category 1 storm (Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale) with a sustained 1-minute average wind speed of 65 knots (74.9 mph) and gusts of 80 knots (92.2 mph).

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