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  • “Satellite Imagery of Interest”: Severe Typhoon Hato

  • Friday, 25th August 2017

A new Satellite Imagery of Interest is now available on the Observatory's website. The satellite imagery animation shows approaching of Severe Typhoon Hato to the coast of Guangdong.

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On 23 August 2017, Severe Typhoon Hato brought the first Hurricane Signal No. 10 to Hong Kong in the last five years. The animation of enhanced infra-red satellite imagery captured formation of a typhoon eye of Hato in the morning of 23 August which represented its further intensification during approaching to the coast of Guangdong. (The imageries were captured by Himawari-8 satellite of Japan Meteorological Agency)

You are welcome to visit the Observatory's Weather Satellite Imagery webpage for details.