Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: The TRMM satellite flew above Haruna on Feb. 20 at 0717 UTC. Some powerful storms Haruna's northern edge showed rainfall over 108 mm (~4.25 inches) per hour and cloud tops as high as 14.25 km (~8.85 miles). View video below to see a simulated flight above tropical storm Haruna.
Credit: Hal Pierce/SSAI/NASA
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