Cyclone Debbie slams into Australia • Earth.com

Last update: September 21st, 2019 at 2:52 pm

Today’s Image of the Day comes courtesy of the European Space Agency and features a look at Cyclone Debbie slamming into Australia’s eastern coast.

The photo was captured on March 27, 2017 by the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite’s Ocean and Land Colour Instrument.

Cyclone Debbie has caused severe flooding and evacuations of tens of thousands of people in northern New South Wales and southern Queensland. The Category 4 storm battered the region with up to 16 inches of rain in one day, along with wind gusts of up to 160 miles per hour.

By Rory Arnold, Earth.com Staff Writer

Source: ESA

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