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Tropical Cyclone Humba and Intense Tropical Cyclone Gamede over the Southern Indian Ocean

Tropical Cyclone Humba and Intense Tropical Cyclone Gamede over the Southern Indian Ocean Image ID 879
Acquisition date 25-Feb-2007
Over head time 00:00:00
Satellite Sensor iodc
Sensor Channel(s) IR

Tropical Cyclones over the Southern Indian Ocean. The storm to the right-hand side of the image is Tropical Cyclone Humba which is at peak intensity as a Category 1 storm (Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale) with a sustained 1-minute average wind speed of 70 knots (80.6 mph) and gusts of 85 knots (97.9 mph). Intense Tropical Cyclone Gamede a powerful storm which attained Category 3 status (Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale) with a sustained 1-minute average wind speed of 105 knots (121.0 mph) and gusts of 130 knots (148.9 mph) at 1800 UTC 25 February 2007 is visible east of Madagascar.

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