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Tropical Cyclone Ana over Fiji

Image captured on 31 January 2021, by the VIIRS instrument, aboard the joint NASA/NOAA Suomi NPP satellite.

Tropical Cyclone Ana on 31 January 2021 (Sumi NPP/VIIRS)

True color image of Tropical Cyclone Ana over Fiji. This image was acquired on 31 January 2021 by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS), aboard the joint NASA/NOAA Suomi National Polar orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) satellite. Tropical Cyclone Ana was a Category 2 system that made landfall near Rakiraki. Destructive storm force wind speeds averaged 100 km/hour with occasional guts of up to 140 km/hour. 

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References: Media Release Number 8 Jan 2021, Fiji Meteorological Service.

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