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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...
GPM Radar Views Powerful Convective Storms over Saudi Arabia
View full-screen in STORM Event Viewer Saudi Arabia is not thought of as a region rife with intense thunderstorms, but its southwestern region...

 

GPM Flies Over Intensifying Hurricane Aletta
As expected, tropical storm Aletta intensified and became a hurricane. Aletta was a powerful hurricane with winds of about 85 kts (98 mph) when the...

 

Tropical Storm Aletta Forms In Eastern Pacific
Early today Tropical Depression Two-E was upgraded to tropical storm Aletta. This is the first tropical storm of the 2018 eastern North Pacific...

 

Two Cyclones Hit Somalia and Oman Within a Week
The first cyclone to strike the area, Sagar, formed from an area of thunderstorm activity located in the western Arabian Sea south of the island of...

 

Alberto formed out of a broad area of low pressure at the surface that was located over and around the Yucatan Peninsula. Because the area of low...

 

Forming Subtropical Storm Alberto Examined With GPM
At 10:00 AM CDT today the National Hurricane Center (NHC) upgraded low pressure center (90L) to Subtropical Storm Alberto. Alberto moved over the...

 

Tropical Cyclone MEKUNU Examined With GPM Satellite
The second tropical cyclone in less than a week has formed in the western Arabian Sea early on May 22, 2018. This tropical cyclone called MEKUNU is...

 

Heavy Rainfall Across the U.S. Measured by GPM IMERG
For close to two weeks the combination of a nearly stationary front and tropical moisture caused almost continuous precipitation over much of the Mid...

 

Tasmania's Flooding Rainfall Measured With NASA's IMERG
Last week Tasmanian's were evacuated, businesses were flooded and cars washed away as extreme rainfall accompanied a strong cold front and a low...

 

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