Monthly Archives: October 2013

Bush fires in the Sydney, Australia region

Update 10/21/13: While there’s still no clear indication of pyroconvection from the MTSAT imagery, the Sydney fires have continued to burn over the weekend, belching large quantities of smoke over the western Pacific. The MTSAT-2 visible and shortwave infrared loop¬†(below; click image to play animation)¬†contains hourly images from 00:32UTC on Oct. 17 to 16:32UTC on […]