Super Typhoon Sepat - August 17, 2007
This data visualization of the storm shows observations from the QuikSCAT satellite on August 17, 2007, at 5:39 p.m. local time (9:39 UTC). At this time, Sepat was poised to come ashore onto Taiwan. Peak winds were around 220 km/hr (130 mph; 120 knots), according to Unisys Weather‚s Hurricane information, a Category Four strength typhoon. The image depicts wind speed in color and wind direction with small barbs. White barbs point to areas of heavy rain.
Credit: NASA/JPL/Brigham Young University, David Long<< RETURN TO GALLERY
Hurricane Season 2007