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NASA AIRS Infrared Image of Trop. Storm Errol's Cold T-Storms

Caption: This infrared image from NASA's AIRS instrument shows that Tropical Storm Errol's strongest thunderstorms with the coldest, highest cloud tops (purple) are off-shore from the northern coast of Western Australia on April 14 at 0517 UTC. The purple areas represent cloud-top temperatures as cold as or colder than -63 F/-52C.

Credit: NASA/JPL, Ed Olsen

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