NASA CloudSat Slices Typhoon Megi (image) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Share Print E-Mail Caption CloudSat's image of Megi from Oct. 18 showed clouds higher than 15 kilometers (9.3 miles). The blue areas along the top of the clouds indicate cloud ice. The wavy blue lines on the bottom center indicate intense rainfall. Where the solid line along the bottom disappears there is intense rainfall exceeding 30mm/hr (1.18 inches/hour). Credit NASA/JPL/Colorado State Univ./NRL-Monterey Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.