TRMM 3-D View of Mahasen (video) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption This animation shows a simulated 3-D analysis of NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite's multisatellite Precipitation Analysis (TMPA). It shows rainfall that occurred with tropical cyclone Mahasen during the period from May 6-16, 2013 as tropical cyclone Mahasen was making it's deadly transit through the Bay Of Bengal. Rainfall from Mahasen is only adding to flooding rainfall that had already occurred in the area. TRMM's Precipitation Radar (PR) found rain within Mahasen falling at a rain of over 67mm/hr (~2.6 inches) on May 15 and at a rate of over 57mm/hr (~2.25 inches) on May 16. Rainfall totals of about 544mm (~21.4 inches) were found with this analysis over Bangladesh and north-east India. Credit Credit: SSAI/NASA, Hal Pierce 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.