On May 18 at 3:40 a.m. EST (0740 UTC), NASA’s Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone Amphan, located in the Northern Indian Ocean.

Amphan formed on Saturday, May 16 and was designated Tropical Cyclone 01B. Overnight, it quickly strengthened to hurricane force. Typhoon tracking maps, current sea temperatures, and more.

The latest typhoon watches and warnings for the Indian Basin. The Global Precipitation Measurement Mission or GPM’s core satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone Amphan in the Northern Indian Ocean on May 17 at 3:36 a.m. EDT (0736 UTC). Amphan is the equivalent of a Category 5 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Weather Underground provides tracking maps, 5-day forecasts, computer models, satellite imagery and detailed storm statistics for tracking …

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