[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Rob Gutro
robert.j.gutro@nasa.gov
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

TRMM Sees Mahasen

Caption: When NASA's TRMM satellite passed over Cyclone Mahasen on May 16 at 04:06 UTC (12:04 a.m. EDT), the TRMM Microwave imager showed the heaviest rainfall was occurring in a band of thunderstorms north of the center of circulation. That band of thunderstorms was already over southern Bangladesh and dropping as much as 2 inches/50 mm of rain per hour along the coast.

Credit: Credit: NASA/SSAI, Hal Pierce

Usage Restrictions: None

Related news release: NASA sees heavy rainfall as Cyclone Mahasen made landfall


[ Back to EurekAlert! ]