Satellite Data on Ernesto (IMAGE) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Caption On Aug. 17 GPM found rain falling at a rate of about 1.2 inches (30 millimeters) per hour east of center. Rainfall around the rest of the system appeared light, except for the western quadrant that appeared devoid of rain. Credit NASA/JAXA/Hal Pierce Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.