Tropical Storm Haruna on Feb. 18-19 from NASA's AIRS Instrument (image) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Share Print E-Mail Caption On Feb. 18-19 the AIRS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured these infrared images of the development of Tropical Storm Haruna. The area of strongest thunderstorms appear in purple, where cloud top temperatures were colder than -63F (-52C). The image on Feb. 19 shows that the band of thunderstorms east of the center became fragmented. Credit NASA JPL, Ed Olsen Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail 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.