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Tropical Cyclone Mona, Tropical Cyclone Penny and Tasmanian bushfire

Tropical Cyclone Mona, Tropical Cyclone Penny and Tasmanian bushfire Image ID 2544
Acquisition date 04-Jan-2019
Over head time 03:00:00
Satellite Sensor mtsat
Sensor Channel(s) 3,2,1

Tropical Cyclone Mona tracks south-westwards over the South Pacific Ocean, north of Fiji, as a Category 2 storm (Australian tropical cyclone intensity scale) with a maximum 10-minute sustained average wind speed of 50 knots (57.6 mph). Tropical Cyclone Penny moves in a south-easterly direction over the Coral Sea, east of Queensland, as a Category 2 storm with a maximum 10-minute sustained average wind speed of 50 knots (57.6 mph). A dense plume of smoke from the Gell River bushfire in south-west Tasmania disperses over the Tasman Sea.

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