Typhoon Koni (08W) off China and Vietnam • Earth.com

Last update: August 24th, 2019 at 2:00 pm

This Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image shows Typhoon Koni approaching southern China and the island of Hainan on July 20, 2003. The storm was predicted to move northwest, and as of July 21 had sustained winds of 75 mph, with gusts up 92.

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

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