Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: This side-by-side image shows Typhoon Bopha on Dec. 8 (left) and Dec. 9 (right). NASA AIRS infrared data revealed the strongest thunderstorms (purple) within Typhoon Bopha surrounded the center of circulation on Dec. 8. On Dec. 9 the strongest thunderstorms were located just northwest of Luzon, and had almost disappeared.
Credit: NASA JPL, Ed Olsen
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