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Simulated images - Infrared channel and total precipitation

Base Time: Sun 26 May 2024 12 UTC T+24 Valid time: Mon 27 May 2024 12 UTC (T+24)

Simulated Forecast image products are generated from the model forecast fields using the same radiative transfer algorithm (RTTOV) as in the ECMWF operational data assimilation. The forecast brightness temperature is used to produce pictures equivalent to the infra-red images available from geostationary satellites.

Precipitation which includes all precipitation types (rain, snow etc.) is represented using colour shades and has units of mm of rainfall equivalent.

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