Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: This NASA TRMM satellite 3-D flyby of tropical storm Rumbia showed that the thunderstorms near the center of circulation were below 13 km (~8.1 miles). Rainfall was occurring at more than 92mm/hour (~3.6 inches) in areas of southern China near the Gulf of Tonkin.
Credit: Credit: NASA/SSAI, Hal Pierce
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