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Satellite image shows formation of a low pressure area between 8:30 pm and 8:56 pm as it develops into Cyclone Yaas and approaches the Indian Eastern Coast.

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Satellite image shows the powerful Cyclone Tauktae between 2:30 pm and 2:56 pm as it approaches the Indian coast.

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This satellite image released by NASA Worldview, Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) shows Cyclone Yasa, top center right, over Fiji. Fiji imposed a nationwide curfew Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020 after urging people near the coast to move to higher ground as the island nation prepared for a major cyclone to hit.

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In this India Meteorological Department (IMD) released satellite image captured the Met department has withdrawn the red alert issued for cyclone Burevi and rains in the seven southernmost districts of the state as the deep depression was likely to weaken further into a depression.

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In this India Meteorological Department (IMD) released satellite image, Cyclonic Storm ‘Burevi’ over southwest Bay of Bengal is very likely to move west-northwestwards and cross Sri Lanka coast during today's evening or night. According to IMD, it is expected that the cyclone will move nearly west-northwestwards thereafter, emerge into Gulf of Mannar and adjoining Comorin area tomorrow morning.

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In this satellite image released by NASA Worldview, Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) shows severe cyclonic storm Nivar. India's southern state of Tamil Nadu is bracing for Cyclone Nivar that is expected to make landfall on Wednesday. The state authorities have issued an alert and asked people living in low-lying and flood-prone areas to move to safer places.

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In this India Meteorological Department (IMD) released satellite image captured, Cyclone Nivar, which has already intensified into a severe cyclonic storm over the southwest Bay of Bengal, is likely to cross the coasts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Wednesday night or early Thursday. It may further intensify into a 'very severe cyclonic storm' with a wind speed of 120 to 130kmph gusting to 145kmph.

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This satellite image released by NASA Worldview, Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) shows Typhoon Goni passing through Philippines.

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This satellite image provided by Maxar Technologies shows a natural color photo of the Lake of the Pines neighborhood and Allens Lake, before the CalWood Fire, west of Longmont, Colorado, in Boulder County.

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This satellite image released by NASA Worldview, Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) shows a strengthening Hurricane Delta. Delta rapidly intensified into a dangerous Category 4 storm Tuesday while following a course to hammer southeastern Mexico and then continue on to the U.S. Gulf Coast later in the week.

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This satellite image released by NASA Worldview, Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) shows Typhoon Haishen barreling through South Korea's southern and eastern regions, after the second typhoon slams southern islands of Japan in a week.

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In this satellite image released by NASA Worldview, Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) shows Typhoon Haishen barreling toward the main southwestern island of Kyushu. The second powerful typhoon to slam Japan in a week has unleashed fierce winds and rain on southern islands, blowing off rooftops and leaving homes without power as it edged northward into an area vulnerable to flooding and mudslides.

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This satellite image released by NASA shows Typhoon Maysak over Japan's southernmost islands, including Okinawa, center. The powerful typhoon was blowing over Japan's southernmost islands early Tuesday on course for Japan's main southern island and later the Korean Peninsula.

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This combination of June 28, 2020, left, and July 6, 2020, satellite images provided by Maxar Technologies shows the Galwan Valley along the disputed border between India and China.

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In this India Meteorological Department (IMD) released satellite image captured at approximately 5 pm is seen Cyclone Amphan along the costal areas of Bay of Bengal. Extremely severe cyclonic storm ''Amphan'' made a landfall at 2:30 pm on Wednesday between Digha in West Bengal and Hatiya island in Bangladesh.

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In this satellite image taken from India Meteorological Department (IMD) at 13:26 IST shows Cyclone Amphan along the costal areas of Bay of Bengal. Super Cyclone Amphan is expected to make landfall near Sundarbans in West Bengal by late evening today.

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In this satellite image taken from India Meteorological Department (IMD) at 16:20 IST shows Cyclone Amphan along the costal areas of Bay of Bengal. As per IMD, Amphan intensified into extremely severe cyclonic storm and is likely to become super cyclone.

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This satellite image provided by Maxar Technologies shows refugee camps for internally displaced people near Kafaldin in northern Syria's Idlib province near the Turkish border. A comparison between this image and an image of the same place a year earlier shows the rapid expansion of tents as hundreds of thousands of civilians in the area are scrambling to escape a widening, multi-front offensive by Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces.

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This image made available by Himawari-8 IR satellite via the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), shows the eruption of Taal volcano, south of Manila, Philippines. The small volcano near the Philippine capital that draws tourists for its picturesque setting in a lake erupted with a massive plume of ash and steam Sunday, prompting the evacuation of tens of thousands of people and forcing Manila's international airport to shut down.

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This satellite image provided by NASA shows wildfires in Victoria and New South Wales, Australia. Australia's prime minister called up about 3,000 reservists as the threat of wildfires escalated in at least three states, while strong winds and high temperatures were forecast to bring flames to populated areas including the suburbs of Sydney.

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In this undated photo released by NASA, a mosaic of the impact site of Chandrayaan 2 Vikram lander, found by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.

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NASA image released on Tuesday evening shows red dots indicating fires, including those due to stubble burning, in areas surrounding Delhi and rest of North India.

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In this Satellite photo taken by NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite shows typhoon Hagibis approaching Japan, top. Japan's weather agency is warning a powerful typhoon may bring torrential rains to central Japan over the weekend. Typhoon Hagibis had winds gusting up to 270 kilometers per hour (168 mph) Thursday morning. It is expected to weaken over cooler waters as it nears Japan's main island.

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This satellite image from Maxar Technologies shows an area near Abadeh, Iran, that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu alleged was a site where Iran "conducted experiments to develop nuclear weapons." Iran has not directly responded to Netanyahu's claim, which comes in the final stages of Israeli national elections, drawing criticism from Netanyahu's opponents that the sudden news conference and release of information about the site was a campaign stunt.

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This satellite image provided by NASA shows the African continent. While the world has turned its gaze to fires blazing in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, satellite images show a far greater number of fires on the African continent. But experts say the situation in Africa is different and not yet a growing problem.

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This GOES-16 satellite image taken UTC and provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), shows Dorian, a Category 1 hurricane, crossing over the U.S. and British Virgin Islands. Forecasters say it could grow to Category 3 status as it nears the U.S. mainland as early as the weekend.

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This satellite image provided by ©2019 Maxar Technologies shows a view over the Burning Man Festival in Gerlach, Nevada.

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This satellite image provided by NASA shows the fires in Brazil.

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This satellite image provided by NASA shows several fires burning in the Brazilian Amazon forest. Brazil's National Institute for Space Research, a federal agency monitoring deforestation and wildfires, said the country has seen a record number of wildfires this year, an 84 percent increase compared to the same period last year.

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This combo of June 15, 2018, satellite image, left and April 6, 2019, satellite image right provided by Maxar Technologies shows Puzhal reservoir in Chennai, India before and during drought. Millions of people are turning to water tank trucks in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu as house and hotel taps run dry because of an acute water shortage caused by drying lakes and depleted groundwater.

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This satellite image from India Meteorological Department (IMD) shows the position of Cyclone Vayu, at 1:30 pm on Thursday, June 13, 2019. According to the MeT department, Cyclone Vayu has changed its course and may not hit the Gujarat coast as predicted earlier, even as the state government maintained that the situation is still 'critical'.

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This satellite image provided by Maxar Technologies shows the Saudi-flagged oil tanker Amjad off the coast of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. As many as four oil tankers anchored in the Mideast were damaged in what Gulf officials described as a "sabotage" attack off the coast of the United Arab Emirates.

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In this satellite image provided by DigitalGlobe, showing an aerial view of the city of Beira, Mozambique, after the cyclone impacted on the city. A second week has begun of efforts to find and help some tens of thousands of people after Cyclone Idai devastated parts of southern Africa, with some hundreds dead and an unknown number of people still missing.

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In this satellite image provided by DigitalGlobe, showing an aerial view of the city of Beira, on the shores of the Indian Ocean, Mozambique, after the cyclone impacted on the city.

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This satellite image provided by DigitalGlobe, was captured on March 2, 2019, and shows the rocket test stand at the Sohae Satellite Launch Facility in Tongchang-ri, North Korea.

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This satellite image provided by DigitalGlobe captured on March 2, 2019, and shows the launch tower at the Sohae Satellite Launch Facility in Tongchang-ri, North Korea. North Korea is restoring facilities at the long-range rocket launch site, which it dismantled last year as part of disarmament steps, according to foreign experts and a South Korean lawmaker who was briefed by Seoul's spy service. The finding follows a high-stakes nuclear summit last week between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump that ended without any agreement.

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In this satellite image provided by DigitalGlobe shows The Russian River flooding Guerneville, California. The storm-swollen river is slowly receding after causing extensive flooding, but more rainfall is expected in coming days.

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This satellite image released and provided by DigitalGlobe shows Guerneville, California before the Russian River flood. The storm-swollen river is slowly receding after causing extensive flooding, but more rainfall is expected.

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This Jan. 29, 2019 satellite image provided by DigitalGlobe shows mud flooding an area days after a mining company's dam collapsed on Jan. 25, near Brumadinho, Brazil. As search-and-recovery efforts continued, authorities also worked to slow the reddish-brown mud that was heading down a small river with high concentrations of iron oxide, threatening to contaminate a much larger waterway that provides drinking water to communities in five of the country’s 26 states.

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A view of Kumbh Mela 2019 in Prayagraj as seen from Indian Remote Sensing Satellite Cartosat 2.

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This satellite image provided by NASA shows smoke from wildfires near Los Angeles in Southern California, lower right, blowing out over the Pacific Ocean.

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