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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

TRMM Flyby of Cristobal

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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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