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Tropical Cyclone Kirrily tracking north-westwards over the Aru archipelago

Tropical Cyclone Kirrily tracking north-westwards over the Aru archipelago Image ID 1078
Acquisition date 27-Apr-2009
Over head time 06:00:00
Satellite Sensor mtsat
Sensor Channel(s) Vis

At the time this image was acquired Tropical Cyclone Kirrily was tracking in a northwesterly direction over the Aru archipelago off southern Indonesia. Kirrily is shown here as a Category 1 storm (Australian Tropical Cyclone Intensity Scale) with a sustained 1-minute average wind speed of 40 knots (46.1 mph) and gusts of 50 knots (57.6 mph).

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