Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: This false-colored infrared image of Hurricane Cristina was taken by the AIRS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite on June 12 at 4:47 p.m. EDT. Purple indicates strongest thunderstorms.
Credit: Credit: NASA JPL/Ed Olsen
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