Hurricane Gonzalo

Hurricane Gonzalo

15 October 2013 00:00–09:00 UTC

Hurricane Gonzalo
Hurricane Gonzalo

Category 4 hurricane Gonzalo had sustained winds of 220km/h (140mph) as it crossed the Atlantic, heading for Bermuda — strongest ‪hurricane‬ to affect ‪Bermuda‬ for 11 years.

Last Updated

10 March 2022

Published on

15 October 2013

The Meteosat-10 enhanced infrared imagery, 15 October 00:00–09:00 UTC, shows Hurricane Gonzalo cross the Atlantic. The colours give an indication of cloud top temperature, with the coldest temperatures being the darkest red. The shape and extent of the coldest areas is used in estimating the intensity of the storm. The yellow to red regions are the areas with the most intense rainfall.

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Meteosat-10 Enhanced IR, 15 October 00:00 UTC
Figure 1: Meteosat-10 Enhanced IR, 15 October 00:00 UTC

Watch an enhanced infrared animation of Gonzalo's transition from tropical depression (bottom left, off Venezuelan coast), to hurricane, to extra-tropical storm, Meteosat-10, 11 October 19:00 UTC–20 October 07:00 UTC.


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