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Tropical Cyclone Gati Makes Landfall in Somalia

Image captured on 22 November 2020, by the VIIRS instrument, aboard the joint NASA/NOAA Suomi NPP satellite.

Tropical Cyclone Gati Makes Landfall in Somalia on 22 November 2020 (Suomi NPP/VIIRS)

Image of Tropical Cyclone Gati making landfall in Somalia, acquired on 22 November 2020. The photo-like, true color corrected reflectance image was captured by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS), aboard the joint NASA/NOAA Suomi NPP satellite. NPR reports that "the strongest tropical cyclone ever measured in the northern Indian Ocean has made landfall in eastern Africa, where it is poised to drop two years' worth of rain in the next two days."

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