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GPM Video of Rainfall Inside Hurricane Lane

August 20, 2018 5:02 pm Categorised in:

On August 19, 2018 at 12:43 p.m. EDT (1643 UTC) the GPM satellite measured rainfall intensity measurements near Hurricane Lane’s eye was over 143 mm (5.6 inches) per hour. Rain was falling at a rate of over 89 mm (3.5 inches) per hour in an intense feeder band wrapping around the northern side of the hurricane. The lowest cloud heights are blue while the tallest storm tops are shown in yellow. Credit: NASA/JAXA, Hal Pierce