AIR - Severe storms

Hurricane Charley

Hurricane Charley.
SeaWiFS/Orbview-2 (13/08/04). Source:

Following cyclones, hurricanes and typhoons

Hurricane Charley made landfall in Florida on August 13th, 2004.

Charley was a destructive Category 4 storm that caused billions of dollars in damages, mostly in Florida and Cuba.

See how the water looks bright around the islands ?

This is because the wave action generated by the storm resuspended light-scattering sediments that were present on the sea-floor.

Question: How do satellite data enable to differentiate between types of clouds ?