Last update: June 20th, 2019 at 5:00 pm
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) onboard NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this true-color image of Typhoon Conson on June 8, 2004, at 5:05 UTC. At the time this image was taken, Conson had maximum sustained winds of 75 miles per hour with higher gusts to 88 mph. Conson was moving towards the north-northeast at 10 mph and is expected to bring heavy rains and winds to southeastern Taiwan.
Credit: Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC