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NASA's TRMM Satellite Catches 3-D Flyby of Tropical Storm Bopha

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Caption: On Nov. 27, 2012, NASA's TRMM satellite revealed that rain in Tropical Storm Bopha was falling at a rate of over 70mm/hour (about 1.75 inches) in the red areas. TRMM showed that powerful storms in the area of the developing eye wall were reaching to heights of about 17km (~10.6 miles).

Credit: NASA/SSAI, Hal Pierce

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