Storm over Northern Australia • Earth.com

Last update: June 17th, 2019 at 11:00 am

On January 6, 2003, a low-pressure storm system hovered over the Gulf of Carpentaria and northern Australia, bringing much needed rain to the drought stricken continent. This image of the storm was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument, flying aboard NASA’s Terra satellite.

Credit: Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC

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