INS JULY 1998 FAMILY #1781 - BAY OF BENGAL

INS FAMILY #1781 is located over the Bay of Bengal, centrally at 11.39 latitude 87.42 longitude. The system lasted 27 hours and is presented here inside a 40 degree window, where the center of the CS is designated by a diamond.

Using the CTread software available at this site a match was found between the CT database and TRMM data by searching on July 9, 1998, latitude 12.0, longitude 87.5, nominal time of GMT 0. To view the search output click here.

Images of TRMM parameters and DX parameters associated with this timestep

NEAR SURFACE TMI 85.5 GHZ TMI 85.5 GHZ
RAIN RATE VERTICAL HORIZONTAL
Near Surface Rain Rate 98070900 TMI 85.5 GHZ Vertical  98070900 TMI 85.5 GHZ Horizontal  98070900
HEIGHT HEIGHT DX CLOUD TOP
OF STORM OF FREEZING TEMPERATURE
Height of Storm 98070900 Height of Freezing  98070900 DX Cloud Top Temperature 98070900

Because of the nature of the TRMM orbit a match between the datasets does not always result in TRMM data coverage for an entire CS area. This can be seen in in the examples above. Complete coverage of the CS area can be seen by viewing a complete image of the DX parameter. Animation of the DX cloud top temperature over the lifecycle of the family can be viewed by clicking the link below.

DX CLOUD TOP TEMPERATURE DX CLOUD TOP TEMPERATURE
TRMM VIEW DX VIEW
Cloud Top Temperature 98070900 DX Cloud Top Temperature 98070900
Animation of Cloud Top temperature -Family #1781

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