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Watching Thunderstorms March Across Lake Victoria

The lake in eastern Africa is known for its intense nighttime thunderstorms, which are influenced by the lake's location, size, and nearby topography.


NASA Earth Observatory images and video by Joshua Stevens, using Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission data courtesy of Jackson Tan/USRA/NASA/GSFC. Story by Kasha Patel.

Published September 9, 2020
Data acquired 2001 - 2018

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GPM