Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: On Sept. 19 at 5:11 a.m. EDT, the AIRS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured this infrared image of Hurricane Manuel's very cold (purple) cloud tops and powerful thunderstorms.
Credit: Credit: NASA JPL, Ed Olsen
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