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Queensland Coast Feeling Yasi's Fury

NASA image acquired Feb. 2, 2011 at 03:35 UTC Satellite: Aqua


On Feb. 2 at 03:35 UTC / 1:35 p.m. Australia local time, the MODIS instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite captured this visible image of Cyclone Yasi making landfall in Queensland, Australia. The eye of the cyclone is very clear and indicative of the power of this tropical cyclone.


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NASA/GSFC/Jeff Schmaltz/MODIS Land Rapid Response Team


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Taken on February 2, 2011