NASA's CloudSat Spots Beginning of Pakistan Floods
In late July 2010, flooding caused by heavy monsoon rains began in several regions of Pakistan. This image from NASA's Aqua spacecraft reveals the bright white cloud tops from the cluster of thunderstorms.
NASA' satellite CloudSat captured an extraordinary eye overpass of a category 4 Hurricane Bill on August 19, 2009 at 1720 UTC (1220 EDT). Bill's maximum sustained winds are 132 mph (115 knots) with a central pressure of 947 mb.