Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: On March 15, 2012, at 02:31 UTC, the MODIS instrument onboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured this visible image of Cyclone Lua when it was about 400 nautical miles northwest of Port Hedland, Australia. Lua strengthened into a Cyclone today.
Credit: Credit: NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team
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