Tropical Cyclone Gina • Earth.com

Last update: September 21st, 2019 at 9:00 am

On June 8, 2003, the MODIS instrument onboard NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this bird’s-eye view of Tropical Cyclone Gina as it was located approximately 449 miles (718 km) northwest of Noumea, New Caledonia. Gina is slowly drifting to the south-southwest at 4 mph with sustained winds of 104 mph with higher gusts to 121 mph.

Credit: Image courtesy Jacques Descloitres, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA GSFC

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