Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: NASA's Aqua satellite captured this image of Tropical Cyclone Amara in the South Indian Ocean on Dec. 18 at 09:05 UTC/4:05 a.m. EST and showed powerful thunderstorms (purple) around the storm's eye.
Credit: NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team
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