Supertyphoon Pongsona over Guam, 2002
Source: Sharon Ray, NASA/JPL AIRS Project
Published: July 9, 2019

Supertyphoon Pongsona over Guam, December 8, 2002. The image is a composite made by overlaying data from the infrared, microwave, and visible/near infrared sensors that make up the AIRS sounding system. High cold clouds appear blue; lower, warmer clouds are green through orange. Earth’s surface is warmest and appears red.