Category Archives: Russia

PyroCb in Russia

On 30 June a pyroCb formed in Russia. HIMAWARI-8 detected the smoke plume and pyroCb cloud, as well as the fire hot spot. The pyroCb (~55 N 107E) occurred around  9:40 UTC . Starting at 9:30 UTC on 30 June, the animation below shows visible (.63 μm) on the left and shortwave IR (3.9 μm) […]

PyroCb in Russia

On 29 June a pyroCb formed in Russia. HIMAWARI-8 detected the smoke plume and pyroCb cloud, as well as the fire hot spot. The pyroCb (57.3 N 105.3E) occurred around  6:30 UTC . Starting at 6:00 UTC on 29 June, the animation below shows visible (.63 μm) on the left and shortwave IR (3.9 μm) on the […]

PyroCu in Russia

On 14 June one pyroCu formed in Russia. HIMAWARI-8 detected the smoke plume and pyroCu cloud, as well as the fire hot spot. The pyroCu (54.8 N 107.1 E) occurred at around 10:00 UTC. Starting at 9:00 UTC on 14 June, the animation below shows visible (.63 μm) on the left and shortwave IR (3.9 […]

Two PyroCbs and one PyroCu in Russia

On 02 June two pyroCbs and one pyroCu formed in Russia. HIMAWARI-8 detected the smoke plume and pyroCb cloud, as well as the fire hot spot. The first pyroCb (54.2 N 106.5 E) occurred at 7:10 UTC and the second pyroCb (54 N 106.3 E) occurred at 8:40 UTC. In addition, a pyroCu (53.4 N […]

PyroCb in Russia

On 01 June a pyroCb formed in Russia (56.5 N, 103.8E). HIMAWARI-8 detected the smoke plume and pyroCb cloud, as well as the fire hot spot. Starting at 5:00 UTC on 01 June, the animation below shows visible (.63 μm) on the left and shortwave IR (3.9 μm) on the right (click image to play […]

Another PyroCb in Russia

On 27 August there was a pyroCb in Russia at 56.8 N 126.8 E. Himawari-8 detected the smoke plume and clouds around the fires, as well as the fire hot spots. Starting at 08:00 UTC on August 27, the animation below shows visible (.64 μm) on the left and shortwave IR (3.9 μm) on the right (click […]