From: NASA / Goddard Space Flight Center
Published November 13, 2017 03:58 PM

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP Finds Tropical Depression Haikui Dissipating

The final warning was issued on Tropical depression Haiku on Nov. 12 as it was dissipating due to strong vertical wind shear. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the storm as it was fading.

On Nov. 12 at 12:36 a.m. EST (0536 UTC) NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over Tropical Depression Haikui when it was in the South China Sea, east of Hainan Island China. The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument aboard NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured a visible image of the storm and it appeared as a weak swirl of clouds. 

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Image: On Nov. 12 at 12:36 a.m. EST (0536 UTC) NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over Tropical Depression Haikui and saw the storm as a weak swirl of clouds, just east of Hainan Island, China.

Image Credits: NASA / NOAA / NRL

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