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Satellite Imagery of Natural Hazards from NASA Earth Observatory

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Cyclone Hudhud

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 12:58pm


In early October 2014, the storm crossed the Andaman Islands and the Bay of Bengal before possible landfall in India.

Haze over Eastern China

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 12:18pm


Pollution far exceeding World Health Organization standards blanketed the North China Plain in October 2014.

Typhoon Vongfong

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 11:11am


The second massive storm of October 2014 barrels down on Japan.

Typhoon Phanfone Nears Japan

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 2:43pm


The storm made landfall on October 6 and brought substantial rainfall.

Floating Pest

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 10:19am


Water hyacinths may look beautiful, but communities along Lake Victoria are in a constant battle with the fast-spreading plant.

Kilauea’s June 27 Lava Flow

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 10:44am


Landsat 8 captured these images of lava moving through forests in Hawaii on September 24, 2014.

Ontake Erupts

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 12:59pm


In September 2014, an unexpected eruption proved deadly for dozens of hikers on Japan’s Mount Ontake.

Holuhraun Lava Field

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 12:40pm


In late August and September 2014, this volcanic region of Iceland began spewing vast amounts of lava.