The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite, known as TRMM is a 'flying rain gauge' in space, and can provide rainfall estimates from its position in orbit around the Earth. Data accumulated from TRMM enabled visualisers to create a map of rainfall generated by Cyclone Phet as it marched through the Arabian Sea from May 31 to June 6. The heaviest rainfall occurred over open waters, but Phet dropped very heavy rainfall over parts of Oman and Pakistan...
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