Extreme Weather News

GPM Flies Over Developing Tropical Storm Idai Twice
Intense Tropical Cyclone Idai started as a tropical depression on the 4th of March, 2019, off the coast of Mozambique. After making landfall over Mozambique it turned back over the Mozambique Channel and strengthened to become a tropical cyclone on the 10th of March. The GPM satellite captured the cyclone with both the GPM Microwave Imager (GMI) and the Dual-frequency Precipitation Radar (DPR) on the 11th of March at 04:36 UTC when the storm was in the middle on the Mozambique Channel. The...
GPM Examines Weakening Tropical Cyclone Kenanga
Tropical cyclone Kenanga has started to weaken as predicted. The GPM core observatory satellite had an excellent view of Kenanga on December 20,...

 

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...

 

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, landslides...

 

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 northern...

 

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...

 

Pages