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Storm Erwin / Gudrun over the North Sea approaching the Scandinavian coast

Storm Erwin / Gudrun over the North Sea approaching the Scandinavian coast Image ID 356
Acquisition date 08-Jan-2005
Over head time 11:07:00
Satellite Sensor modis
Sensor Channel(s) 1,4,3

Storm Erwin (as named by the German Weather Service) or Gudrun (as it was called by the Norwegian Meteorolgical Institute), was a powerful storm which hit Scandinavia on 8 January 2005. The storm had sustained wind speeds over Northern Denmark of 68 knots (78 mph) and gusts up to 89 knots (102 mph) placing it in Category 1 of the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale.

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