Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: On Aug. 26, NASA's TRMM Satellite saw a band of thunderstorms with heights of over 15km (about 9.3 miles) and was generating heavy rain. That band was wrapping into the center of Cristobal.
Credit: Image Credit: NASA/SSAI, Hal Pierce
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