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Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Jal over the Bay of Bengal

Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Jal over the Bay of Bengal Image ID 1152
Acquisition date 06-Nov-2010
Over head time 18:00:00
Satellite Sensor iodc
Sensor Channel(s) 2

Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Jal tracking in a northwesterly direction over the Bay of Bengal towards the southeast coast of India. At the time this image was acquired Jal had a sustained 1-minute average wind speed of 70 knots (80.6 mph) and gusts of 85 knots (97.9 mph), the equivalent of a Category 1 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.

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