Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: Infrared imagery from NASA's Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument onboard NASA's Aqua satellite was taken on May 25 at 0353 UTC (May 24, 1153 p.m. EDT) shows a large area of high, cold cloud tops around Sanvu's eye. The strongest storms appear in purple, south of the eye, and in a band to the north of the eye and have a cloud top temperature colder than -63F (-52C).
Credit: NASA/JPL, Ed Olsen
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