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Typhoon Sanvu over the western Pacific Ocean

Typhoon Sanvu over the western Pacific Ocean Image ID 1364
Acquisition date 25-May-2012
Over head time 15:00:00
Satellite Sensor mtsat
Sensor Channel(s) 4

At the time this image was received the Joint Typhoon Warning Center reported that Typhoon Sanvu was tracking in a north-north easterly direction approximately 100 nautical miles south west of Iwo Jima (Iwo To), Japan. Sanvu is shown as a Category 1 equivalent storm (Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) with a 1-minute sustained average wind speed of 80 knots (92.2 mph) and gusts of 100 knots (115.2 mph).

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