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GPM Observes "The Dragon" Cyclonic Storm System in the Middle East
GPM observed the early stages of a strong cyclonic system that developed over northern Africa just off the southern Mediterranean coast on March 11, 2020. The GMI measured heavy rain rates over some parts of Egypt, including the region around Cairo. View fullscreen By March 12, 2020, the cyclonic system that developed over northern Africa had intensified and was nicknamed 'The Dragon' on social media and news outlets, as it caused severe flooding in northern Egypt. Both the GMI and the DPR...
Tropical Cyclone Keni Drops Heavy Rain Over Fiji With A Direct Hit To Kadavu
As expected, tropical cyclone KENI followed a track similar to tropical cyclone JOSIE and passed to the southwest of Fiji's main island of Viti Levu...

 

GPM Sees Keni Following Tropical Cyclone Josie's Track
Another tropical cyclone called KENI has formed in the South Pacific Ocean between Vanuatu and Fiji. The Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) issued...

 

GPM Shows Rainfall Southeast Of Sheared Tropical Cyclone Iris
The GPM core observatory satellite again passed over the center of tropical cyclone IRIS on April 6, 2018 at 0027 UTC (10:27 AM AEST). The location...

 

GPM Satellite Probes Tropical Cyclone Iris Near Australian Coast
IRIS has taken a long, fluctuating and serpentine trek since the tropical cyclone formed in the Coral Sea northeast of Australia on March 24. For a...

 

Tropical Cyclone Josie's Deadly Flooding Rainfall Examined With IMERG
Tropical cyclone Josie didn't make landfall in Fiji but it's heavy rainfall resulted in deadly flooding. Approximate locations of tropical cyclone...

 

GPM Sees JELAWAT Becoming A Typhoon
Tropical storm JELAWAT intensified as expected and was upgraded to typhoon JELAWAT yesterday. Today JELAWAT has continued to rapidly intensify and...

 

Intensifying Tropical Storm Jelawat Evaluated By GPM
The GPM core observatory satellite flew almost directly above large intensifying tropical storm JELAWAT on March 28, 2018 at 0510 UTC. Rainfall...

 

Tropical Cyclone Nora's Flooding Rains Measured With IMERG
Tropical Cyclone NORA produced heavy rainfall when it came ashore in northwestern Queensland on March 24, 2018 (GMT). NORA's peak intensity of 95 kts...

 

GPM Flies Over Intensifying Tropical Cyclone Nora
Intensifying tropical cyclone NORA has been moving southeastward into the Gulf of Carpentaria since it formed in the Arafura Sea north-northeast of...

 

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