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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, 2018 at 1454 UTC when the tropical cyclone's maximum sustained winds had decreased to about 90 kts (103.5 mph). That GPM pass also showed that the eye that was so prominent a day earlier had filled. Data collected by the satellite's Microwave Imager (GMI) and GPM's Dual-Frequency Precipitation Radar (DPR) instruments revealed through the overcast...
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...

 

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...

 

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