Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: This 3-D image created from the TRMM satellite's data shows convective storm towers near Typhoon Roke's center of circulation reached to heights of almost 15 km (~9.3 miles). Red indicates heavy rainfall (2 inches/50 mm per hour).
Credit: Credit: SSAI/NASA, Hal Pierce
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