TRMM Flyby of Rumbia (video) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Loading video... 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 Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.