Satellite Imagery of Natural Hazards from NASA Earth Observatory

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Cyclone Nilofar

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:52pm

The storm became the third strongest on record for the Arabian Sea, but it was ripped apart by wind shear before reaching land.

Activity at Sakura-jima Volcano

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:05am

NASA’s Aqua satellite acquired this image of Sakura-jima venting ash over Kagoshima Bay.

Volcán Copahue

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:47pm

Volcán Copahue, a stratovolcano on the border of Chile and Argentina in the Andes, was active during October 2014.

October Haze

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:00am

Thick haze hung over northern India in the latter part of October 2014.

Kilauea Lava Flow Reaches Hawaiian Town

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:45am

After advancing through forest for months, the June 27th lava has started to damage residential properties in Pahoa.

Cyclone Hudhud

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 11:58am

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 - 11:18am

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

Typhoon Vongfong

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

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