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Super Typhoon Nanmadol

Image captured on Sep 18, 2022 by the AHI instrument aboard the Himawari-8 satellite.

Clean Infrared animation of Super Typhoon Nanmadol over Kyushu Island, Japan on 18 September 2022 (AHI/Himawari-8)

This clean infrared animation shows Super Typhoon Nanmadol traveling over Kyushu Island, Japan, on September 18, 2022 from 2:50 to 12:40 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC, which is 11:50 a.m. to 9:40 p.m. Japan Standard Time, JST, or 10:50 p.m. to 8:40 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time, EDT). This image was acquired by the Advanced Himawari Imager (AHI) Instrument, aboard the Himawari-8 satellite. Watch the storm move northwestward over the island. The storm is projected to continue moving toward the largest island, Honshu, in the next few days. View the animation in Worldview.

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Reference: Maishman, Elsa. (September 19, 2022). Japan storm: Nine million people told to evacuate as super typhoon Nanmadol hits. BCC News.

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