The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite captured this natural-color image of Tropical Storm Bolaven on August 29 at 0220 UTC.
NASA’s Terra satellite captured this natural-color image of Tropical Storm Bolaven on August 29 at 0220 UTC. Some clouds still remain over North Korea and extend over the Sea of Japan as Bolaven's remnants continue speeding to the north-northeast. Credit: NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team
Some clouds still remain over North Korea and extend over the Sea of Japan as Bolaven's remnants continue speeding to the north-northeast at 29 knots (33.3 mph/53.7 kmh).
The Joint Typhoon Warning Center issued the final bulletin on Bolaven on Aug. 28 at 2100 UTC (5 p.m. EDT/6 p.m. on Thursday, August 30, 2012 Asia/Pyongyang local time). Bolaven's maximum sustained winds at that time were near 35 knots (40 mph/65 kmh) and have weakened since.
It was centered about 350 nautical miles (402.8 miles/648.2 km) north of Seoul, South Korea near 41.6 North and 126.2 East.
According to Associated Press, Bolaven is responsible for the deaths of twelve people, eight of them fishermen. Bolaven left about 200,000 households in South Korea without power, but damages in North Korea are unknown. On Aug. 29, Bolaven's remnants were moving over eastern Siberia toward the Sea of Japan.Text Credit: Rob Gutro
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