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NASA Infrared View of Tropical Cyclone Peta

Caption: NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Western Australia on Jan. 23 at 0547 UTC (12:47 a.m. EST/U.S.) and AIRS instrument data revealed that cloud top temperatures have warmed which indicates the strength in the uplift of air (that helps form thunderstorms) has weakened.

Credit: NASA JPL, Ed Olsen

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