Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: On March 23 when the TRMM satellite passed over Gillian, it was at hurricane-force. TRMM revealed intense storms in a well-defined eye wall producing rain at a rate of over 100mm/3.9 inches per hour. Some of the tall storms on the southwestern side were as high as 14km/8.7 miles.
Credit: Image Credit: SSAI/NASA, Hal Pierce
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