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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

TRMM Sees Usagi Sept. 22

Caption: On Sept. 22 at 0923 UTC/5:23 a.m. EDT, just south of Usagi's eye where rain was falling at a rate of over 169mm/~6.7 inches per hour along China's coast. TRMM radar sliced through Usagi and found that heights of some thunderstorms were reaching only about 12 km /7.4 miles.

Credit: Image Credit: NASA/SSAI, Hal Pierce

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