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Tropical Cyclone Iris

Tropical Cyclone Iris Image ID 2386
Acquisition date 03-Apr-2018
Over head time 18:00:00
Satellite Sensor mtsat
Sensor Channel(s) 7

Tropical Cyclone Iris tracks in a south, south-easterly direction over the Coral Sea parallel to Australia’s Queensland coast. Iris was at this time a Category 2 storm (Australian tropical cyclone intensity scale) with a maximum 10-minute sustained average wind speed of 50 knots (57.6 mph) and a maximum 3-second wind gust of 70 knots (80.6 mph).

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