Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Haima on June 23 at 06:23 UTC (2:23 a.m. EDT) when its center was near Hainan Island, China. At that time, most of its heaviest thunderstorms (purple) were over the waters of the South China Sea, dropping rain at 2 inches/50 mm per hour.
Credit: NASA/JPL, Ed Olsen
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