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Satellite Image of Typhoon Ketsana

Satellite image of Typhoon Ketsana heading towards Taiwan after hitting the Philippines which in a matter of hours, dropped a month’s worth of rain on the capital of Manila. Streets resembled rivers, covered by water that was chest high. The flooding is the worst in more than 40 years.

satellite image Ketsana

Satellite Image Typhoon Ketsana
Image Credit: NOAA

The storm left more than 200 hundred dead or missing and forced thousands to stay at relief operations centers. Many buildings, establishments, animals, cars and other things were destroyed due to Typhoon Ketsana. With more casualties expected and search and rescue efforts continued.

satellite image rainfall Ketsana

Image Credit: NASA

 

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