The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite is managed by NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. TRMMM captured an image of rainfall rates occurring in Colin on Jan. 13 at 0753 UTC/2:53 a.m. EST.
NASA's TRMM satellite captured an image of rainfall occurring in Tropical Cyclone Colin on Jan. 13 at 0753 UTC. The bulk of Colin's rainfall was west and south of the center.
Image Credit: NASA/JAXA/SSAI, Hal Pierce
TRMM Precipitation Radar showed that the bulk of Colin's rainfall was west and south of the center and there were some isolated areas where rain was falling at a rate of up to 2 inches/50 mm per hour.
Tropical Cyclone Colin is the eighth tropical cyclone in the Southern Indian Ocean cyclone season this year. It also has a separate designation from La Reunion Island, where it is known as "06/2013/2014."
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