Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: This large-scale image provides context for the 3D radar data (in gray) by showing the three-day surface rainfall accumulation (rainbow colors) along the track of the storm (gray line). Also shown is the significant rainfall accumulation (over 200 mm or ~8 inches) over the Japanese Island of Kyushu to the north of Typhoon Roke.
Credit: Credit: NASA/TRMM/Owen Kelley
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