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Tropical Cyclone Gabrielle Over New Zealand

Image captured on Feb 14, 2023, by the VIIRS instrument aboard the joint NASA/NOAA NOAA-20 satellite.


True color corrected reflectance image of Tropical Cyclone Gabrielle over New Zealand on February 14, 2023. This image was acquired by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) aboard the joint NASA/NOAA NOAA-20 satellite. New Zealand declared a state of emergency as a result of the extreme weather event—only the third such declaration in the country's history. View the Tropical Cyclone Gabrielle image in Worldview. 

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Reference: Pannett, R. & Stillman, D. New Zealand declares rare state of emergency as cyclone wreaks havoc. The Washington Post. Accessed February 14, 2023.

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