Contact: Robert Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: This infrared image of Cyclone Imelda was captured on April 9 at 0935 UTC (5:35 a.m. EDT) by the AIRS instrument that flies aboard NASA's Aqua satellite. The areas of purple indicate strong thunderstorms with heavy rainfall, whose cloud top temperatures are as cold as -63F/-52C.
Credit: Credit: NASA JPL, Ed Olsen
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