Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Storm Karina on Aug. 18 at 6:23 a.m. EDT and the AIRS instrument captured an infrared image. The image showed strong thunderstorms (purple) continued to circle the center.
Credit: NASA JPL/Ed Olsen
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