Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: On May 6, the TRMM satellite saw that some rain in System 91B was falling at a rate of 66 mm (2.6 inches) per hour in the stormy area southwest of India The tallest thunderstorm towers over Sri Lanka were above 13 km (about 8 miles).
Credit: Image Credit: SSAI/NASA, Hal Pierce
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