Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: This night-time image revealed Cyclone Haruna's massive eye before it made landfall. This image was taken from the VIIRS instrument that flies aboard the NASA-NOAA Suomi NPP satellite. The image was taken on Feb. 20 at 2242 UTC (5:42 p.m. EST/US) and shows a clear eye, surrounded by very powerful thunderstorms.
Credit: University of Wisconsin/NASA/NOAA
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