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NASA satellites reveal Tropical Cyclone ‘Lam’ strengthening

NASA’s Aqua satellite saw powerful, cold, high thunderstorms circling the center of strengthening Tropical Cyclone Lam as it appeared to cover most of the northern half of Australia’s Gulf of Carpentaria. On Feb. 17 at 04:47 UTC, when NASA’s Aqua satellite passed over Lam, the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) aboard captured infrared data on the storm. The infrared data measured ...

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