Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: This animation shows rainfall totals calculated by NASA's TRMM satellite from tropical cyclones that affected the western Atlantic Ocean area during the 2012 hurricane season. It begins on May 19, 2012 with the formation of Tropical Storm Alberto off the coast of South Carolina and progresses through the Hurricane Sandy on Oct. 29. Measurements appear in millimeters.
Credit: Credit: SSAI/NASA, Hal Pierce
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