Summer Convection Rain Shaft

February 21, 2022

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Photographer: Meiying Lee 

Summary Author: Meiying Lee 

Featured above is a distant rain shaft as observed from Kunshan, Suzhou City, China on August 26, 2019, at approximately 6:30 a.m. local time. Summertime convective storms in subtropical regions of China may unleash downpours of rain, anytime of day, that can be seen quite clearly as they approach or depart.