Storm Daniel

Storm Daniel

Storm Daniel was a medicane, a rare tropical-cyclone-like storm in the Mediterranean Sea.

Daniel brought record breaking flooding to Greece and Libya, the latter of which lead to the deaths of thousands of people.

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Contributions by: Dakota Smith

Satellite imagery of this event:

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Before And After of Storm Daniel in Libya

Description:

This before and after shows the effects of flooding that Daniel imparted on the North African country of Libya. Thousands of people were presumed to have died as a result of the devastating floods.


Satellite: NOAA-21

Product: Day Land Cloud

Instrument: VIIRS

Storm Daniel on September 11 Over Libya

Description:

Storm Daniel over Libya on September 11, as seen by polar-orbiting satellites. Large amounts of dust can be seen around the storm.


Satellite: NOAA-20 NOAA-21 S-NPP

Product: True Color RGB

Instrument: VIIRS

Storm Daniel Makes Devastating Landfall in Libya

Description:

This timelapse shows Daniel’s approach and landfall in Libya, which lead to catastrophic damage.


Satellite: Meteosat-10

Product: GeoColor