Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: This 3-D view of Typhoon Prapiroon was taken from the northwest on Oct. 12, 2012, and clearly shows the vertical structure of Prapiroon's precipitation. The strongest rainfall (50 mm/2 inches per hour) was found in the southeastern side of Prapiroon's eye wall.
Credit: SSAI/NASA, Hal Pierce
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