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11 de Agosto 2006

High Resolution Satellite Photo of Typhoon Saomai

Typhoon Saomai in Google EarthSuper Typhoon Saomai struck mainland China today causing over 1 million evacuations. Over 100 have been reported dead so far. This storm struck with winds near 150 mph putting it in the same class as Hurricane Katrina last year. A recently processed color high resolution satellite photo is overlayed in Google Earth showing the storm as it struck China just a few hours ago. See Google News stories on the storm. Image courtesy of MODIS Rapid Response Project at NASA/GSFC (500m resolution).

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Enviado por FrankTaylor at 11 de Agosto 2006 a las 07:37 AM

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