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Severe Tropical Cyclone Ernie

Severe Tropical Cyclone Ernie Image ID 2168
Acquisition date 07-Apr-2017
Over head time 18:00:00
Satellite Sensor mtsat
Sensor Channel(s) 14

Severe Tropical Cyclone Ernie tracks southwards over the Indian Ocean west of Australia. Ernie was at this time a Category 5 storm (Australian tropical cyclone intensity scale) with a 10-minute average sustained wind speed of 120 knots (138.2 mph) and a maximum 3-second wind gust of 170 knots (195.6 mph).

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