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Tropical Cyclone Mocha in the Bay of Bengal

Image captured May 11, 2023, by the VIIRS instrument aboard the joint NASA/NOAA Suomi-NPP satellite.


True color corrected reflectance image of Tropical Cyclone Mocha on May 11, 2023. This image was acquired by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) aboard the joint NASA/NOAA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) satellite. The storm is forecast to move in a northwesterly direction and make landfall south of the Bangladesh-Myanmar border in a few days. View Tropical Cyclone Mocha in Worldview.

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Reference: Livingston, I. Cyclone Mocha forming in the Bay of Bengal, with a disastrous landfall likely. The Washington Post. Accessed May 11, 2023.

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