Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: NASA's CloudSat satellite captured this sideways slice of clouds and precipitation in Typhoon Utor on Aug. 11 just before the system hit the Philippines. Large amounts of liquid and ice water (deep reds and pink color) are abundant at middle and lower levels of the storm system.
Credit: Image Credit: NASA/Colorado State
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