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Tropical Cyclone Gita and Tropical Storm Sanba

Tropical Cyclone Gita and Tropical Storm Sanba Image ID 2368
Acquisition date 12-Feb-2018
Over head time 12:00:00
Satellite Sensor mtsat
Sensor Channel(s) 14

Tropical Cyclone Gita tracks west, north-westwards over the island nation of Tonga as a Category 4 equivalent storm (Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) with a 1-minute sustained average wind speed of 125 knots (144.0 mph) and gusts of 150 knots (172.8 mph). Tropical Storm Sanba is shown centred to the east of the southern Philippine island of Mindanao tracking in a west, north-westerly direction with a 1-minute sustained average wind speed of 35 knots (40.3 mph) and gusts of 45 knots (51.8 mph).

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