Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: NASA's TRMM satellite captured the rainfall rates occurring in Tropical Storm Ivo on Aug. 23 at 0815 UTC/4:15 a.m. EDT. TRMM noticed some thunderstorms were reaching heights of 7.4 miles, and the heaviest rainfall (green) was falling at a rate of 1.18 inches per hour.
Credit: SSAI/NASA, Hal Pierce
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