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NASA Infrared Image of Tropical Storms Dianne and Carlos

Caption: NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Australia on Feb. 16 at 05:17 UTC (12:17 a.m. EST/ 2:47 p.m. Australia/Darwin local time). The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument on Aqua captured an infrared image of Tropical Storm Dianne (left) and Tropical Storm Carlos (right) and found each to have strong convection (purple) with cloudtop temperatures as cold as -52C.

Credit: NASA JPL, Ed Olsen

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