Contact: Rob Gutro
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: TRMM satellite passed over Cristobal on Aug. 27 at 8:16 a.m. EDT. Cristobal didn't appear round and symmetric in either clouds or rainfall which suggests that the hurricane is being battered by southwesterly wind shear.
Credit: SSAI/NASA, Hal Pierce
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