Typhoon Choi Wan captured by satellite as it passed through the Eastern Philippine Sea in September 2009.

26 Mar 2015
Typhoon Choi Wan captured by satellite as it passed through the Eastern Philippine Sea in September 2009.

Heaviness of rainfall around the typhoon’s center is marked by red, green and blue in that order. Areas with the heaviest rainfall, in red and green are around the central column. The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite which captured the image is a joint mission between NASA and JAXA

Image source: NASA Earth Observatory

 

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