Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured this false-colored night-time image of Cyclone Felleng during the night on Jan. 28, 2013. Felleng is northwest of Madagascar. The image revealed some pretty cold overshooting tops, topping at ~170K. The image shows some interesting gravity waves propagating out from the storm in both the thermal and visible imagery.
Credit: Credit: William Straka, UWM/NASA/NOAA
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