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Hurricane Season 2006: Hubert (Australia)
Another Cyclone Threatens Australia

Tropical Cyclone Hubert off the coast of Australia on April 5, 2006.

Tropical Cyclone Hubert formed off the northwestern coast of Australia on April 5, 2006. At the time of this image, April 7, 2006, at 2:15 p.m. local time, Hubert lacked the well-developed eye. Sustained, peak winds were roughly 100 kilometers per hour (65 miles per hour) around the this time. This image was taken from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MODIS) instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite. Click on image to enlarge. Credit: NASA/MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

Rob Gutro
Goddard Space Flight Center