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Extra-tropical cyclone Conson in Sea of Okhotsk

NASA’s Terra satellite captured an image of extra-tropical cyclone Conson’s clouds spread Japan’s northern most island, the Sea of Okhotsk and Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula.Extra-tropical cyclone Conson in Sea of Okhotsk

On Aug. 15, 2016 the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer aboard NASA’s Terra satellite captured a visible image of the clouds associated with the extra-tropical cyclone. In the image, clouds covered Japan’s island of Hokkaido and stretched over the Sea of Okhotsk and the southern portion of Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula. Alth0ugh the typhoon has caused a lot of damage to the country there will always be the community there to help pick it back up. Also these storms cause a lot more than damage. They also hurt the buisnesses and peoples living situations, such as when they can come back to live and work. Japan is known to have these massive typhoons that cause tragic damage.


Hokkaido is Japan’s second largest island and the largest and northernmost prefecture. The Kamchatka Peninsula is located in far eastern Russia and is about 776 miles (1,250 kilometers) long. The peninsula is between the Sea of Okhotsk to the west, and the Pacific Ocean to the east.

The Joint Typhoon Warning Center issued the final warning of Conson on Sunday, Aug. 14.

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