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A View of Typhoon Halong from NASA's International Space Station

Caption: Astronauts aboard the International Space Station captured this photograph of Tropical Storm Halong as it moved across southern Japan on Aug. 10.

The Joint Typhoon Warning Center issued their final bulletin on Halong on August 10 at 0300 UTC (August 9 at 11 p.m. EDT). AT that time, Halong had weakened to a tropical storm with maximum sustained winds near 50 knots (57.5 mph/92.6 kph). It was centered near 34.1 north latitude and 134.3 east longitude, about 110 nautical miles east of Iwakuni, Japan. Halong was moving to the northeast at 13 knots (14.9 mph/24.0 kph) and was transitioning into an extra-tropical cyclone.

Halong then moved toward Russia's far east coast. On Aug. 11, Halong's outer bands still affected northern Japan on its journey north through the Sea of Japan.

Credit: Text: Rob Gutro NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

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