NASA Infrared View of Tropical Storm Banyan (image) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Share Print E-Mail Caption When NASA's Aqua satellite flew over Tropical Storm Banyan (Ramon) on Oct. 11, 2011, at 12:53 EDT, NASA AIRS infrared imagery showed Banyan's strong convection (purple) has strengthened and grown in area. Convection is slightly west of the center (marked with a white "X") which indicates wind shear from the east. Credit Credit: NASA JPL, Ed Olsen Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.