NASA sees Tropical Depression Khanun sissipating in Gulf of Tonkin

On Oct. 16 at 0300 UTC (Oct. 15 at 11 pm. EDT) NASA’s Terra satellite tv for pc noticed Tropical Depression Khanun dissipating within the Gulf of Tonkin, between Hainan Island, China (proper) and Vietnam (left). Credit: NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team

NASA’s Terra satellite tv for pc handed over Tropical Storm Khanun after it had handed over southern China and started dissipating within the Gulf of Tonkin.

The last warning on Tropical Depression Khanun was issued on Oct. 16 at 0300 UTC (11 p.m. EDT, Oct. 15) by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center. At that point, Khanun was situated close to 20.three levels north latitude and 109.three levels east longitude, within the Gulf of Tonkin. The Gulf is situated between Vietnam to the west and Hainan Island, China, to the east.

Khanun was about 195 nautical miles east-southeast of Hanoi, Vietnam because it started dissipating. Maximum sustained winds had dropped to 25 knots (28.7 mph/ four.three kph) and it was shifting to the southwest at three knots (three.four mph/5.5 kph).

On Oct. 16 at 0300 UTC (Oct. 16 at 11 pm. EDT) the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer aboard NASA’s Terra satellite tv for pc noticed Tropical Depression Khanun dissipating within the Gulf of Tonkin. The circulation was not evident on the satellite tv for pc imagery, and the despair appeared to appear like a blanket of clouds over the area.

Khanun is predicted to dissipate within the Gulf of Tonkin in a while Oct. 16.

Explore additional: Image: Tropical Storm Khanun (South China Sea)

NASA sees Tropical Depression Khanun sissipating in Gulf of Tonkin by: Elie Abi Younes published:

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