NASA TRMM Flyby of Cyclone Kong-Rey

Aug 28, 2013
This flyby of NASA’s TRMM satellite showed an extreme rate of rainfall occurring in Tropical Storm Kong-Rey, over 156 mm/6.14 inches per hour. A few very intense storms near Kong-Rey’s center were reaching heights above 15 km/9.3 miles. Credit: SSAI/NASA/Hal Pierce