Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: NASA's TRMM satellite captured a view of Ileana's rainfall rates on Aug. 29 at 2:17 am EDT. The purple areas indicated the heaviest rainfall rates, near 70 mm (2.7 inches) per hour. Some hot towering clouds around the center of circulation (also in purple) were higher than 9.3 miles (15 km).
Credit: Credit: NASA/SSAI, Hal Pierce
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