Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: This flyby video was created from data when NASA's TRMM satellite flew over the developing tropical depression 18 on Oct. 21 at 8:40 p.m. EDT. This 3-D perspective showed powerful storms near the center were reaching altitudes of over 14 km (~8.7 miles). Red areas indicate heavy rainfall of 50 mm/2 inches per hour.
Credit: NASA/SSAI, Hal Pierce
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