Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: This simulated 3-D flyby animation using TRMM precipitation radar data on April 9 shows rain falling at a rate of over 99 mm/3.9 inches per hour (red) within Ita's feeder bands over the coast of southeastern Papua New Guinea.
Credit: NASA/SSAI, Hal Pierce
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