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Twin Cyclones Prapiroon (22W) and Maria (23W) – October 17th, 2012

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October 17th, 2012 Category: Image of the day, Tropical Cyclones, Tropical Storms

Typhoon Prapiroon (22W) – October 14th, 2012

This image shows a double treat: the pair of tropical cyclones Typhoon Prapiroon (left) and Tropical Storm Maria (right).

Typhoon Prapiroon (22W), located approximately 185 nm south-southeast of Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, has tracked north-northwestward at 06 knots over the past six hours. Maximum significant wave height is 30 feet.

Tropical Storm Maria (23W), located approximately 275 nm north-northeast of Iwo To, Japan, has tracked east-northeastward at 11 knots over the past six hours. Maximum significant wave height is 22 feet.

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