Minimize Hurricane Sandy - MetOp

This image from the MetOp-A satellite, acquired 28 October 2012 by the AVHRR instrument, shows Hurricane Sandy approaching the east coast of the United States of America.

The storm was recorded to be sustaining winds of 140 km/h as this image was taken, at 14:47 UTC.

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Credit: EUMETSAT 2012