Aqua Image of Himalayan Snowfall from Cyclone Hudhud

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Aqua Image of Himalayan Snowfall

NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the Himalayan Mountains and captured this image of snow on the ground on Oct. 16 at 0705 UTC.

When it makes landfall in India and the moisture moves over the Himalayas as Cyclone Hudhud has done. When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the Himalayan Mountains, the MODIS instrument captured this image of snow on the ground on Oct. 16 at 0705 UTC (3:50 a.m. EDT). Cyclone Hudhud made landfall in eastern India and moved over the Himalayas dropping snowfall in Nepal and southwestern China.

Image Credit: NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team Larger image

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