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IMERG Measures Flooding Rainfall In Deadly California Wildfire Areas
Heavy precipitation has been falling in areas of California that were recently devastated by deadly wildfires. This flooding rainfall has resulted in evacuations in burn scarred areas such as Butte County where the deadly Camp Fire hit this month. Flash floods, debris flows and mudslides are now predicted in areas where deadly wildfires stripped away vegetation. On a positive note these Pacific storms are expected to dampen wildfires and replenish the Sierra Nevada snowpack. This snowpack is...
NASA's IMERG Used To Analyze Tropical Storm Usagi's Rainfall
Usagi strengthened to hurricane intensity as it approached Vietnam from the South China Sea but weakened to tropical storm intensity when coming...

 

Tropical Cyclone Gaja's Rainfall Measured With IMERG
Tropical cyclone Gaja recently caused the deaths of at least 33 people in the southern India state of Tamil Nadu. Gaja's high wind and heavy rains...

 

Italy's Extreme Rainfall Examined With IMERG
During the past week a strong low-pressure system moving through southern Europe battered, drenched and flooded Italy. It caused flooding,...

 

GPM Examines Weaker Tropical Storm Yutu in the South China Sea
Typhoon YUTU (known as Rosita in the Philippines) is now threatening the Philippine Island of Luzon. On October 24, 2018 YUTU devastated the...

 

GPM Flies Over Powerful Typhoon Yutu
View fullscreen in STORM Event Viewer Minutes before landfall on the island of Tinian, Yutu had a central pressure below 900 mb and...

 

Dangerous Hurricane Willa Probed By GPM Satellite
Hurricane Willa was moving northward toward the western coast of Mexico when the GPM core observatory passed above on October 21, 2018 at 1:51 PM...

 

GPM IMERG Measures Hurricane Michaels Rainfall Accumulation
At least eleven deaths have now been attributed to deadly hurricane Micheal. Some casualties resulted not only from Micheal's destructive winds and...

 

GPM Views Dissipating Hurricane Michael Soaking the U.S. East Coast
View fullscreen in STORM Event Viewer Hundreds of miles way from its landfall in Mexico Beach, Florida, Michael has been downgraded to a tropical...

 

GPM Scans Tropical Storm Nadine
Tropical Depression fifteen was located southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands when it became tropical storm Nadine early on October 9, 2018. The GPM...

 

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