Last update: June 26th, 2019 at 8:00 pm
With sustained winds near 64 km per hour (40 mph), Tropical Cyclone Erica (22P) is located approximately 621 miles east-southeast of Cairns, Australia and is moving towards the north-northeast at 15 km per hour (9 mph) This true-color image of the storm was acquired on March 5, 2003, by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA’s Aqua satellite. The high-resolution image available here is 1000 meters per pixel. Visit the MODIS Rapid Response Team, for a copy of this scene at MODIS’ full resolution of 250 meters per pixel.
Credit: Image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Land Rapid Response Team at NASA GSFC