Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: NASA's TRMM satellite flew directly over the clear eye of Super Typhoon Sanba in the western Pacific Ocean on Sept. 14, 2012 at 1:14 a.m. EDT. TRMM revealed very heavy rain with intensities of over 80 mm (~3 inches) per hour was located in the bands spiraling around the powerful category four typhoon.
Credit: SSAI/NASA, Hal Pierce
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