Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: NASA's TRMM satellite data on Nov. 8 at 00:19 UTC showed Haiyan had a well-defined eye surrounded by a symmetric area of moderate rain (green ring with a blue center) with several rainbands wrapping in from the south (green arcs) while crossing the island of Leyte in the central Philippines.
Credit: NASA/SSAI, Hal Pierce
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