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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Cyclone Rusty in 3-D, Poised for Landfall

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Caption: This 3-D image derived from NASA's TRMM satellite Precipitation Radar data on February 26, 2013 at 0654 UTC showed that the tops of some towering thunderstorms in Rusty's eye wall were reaching heights of over 12km (~7.5 miles) as it approaches landfall near Port Headland, Western Australia.

Credit: Credit: SSAI/NASA, Hal Pierce.

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