Extreme Weather News

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 and other damage to large areas of the country. The deaths of at least 11 people have been attributed to this stormy weather. High winds knocked down many trees and heavy rainfall from these storms contributed to flooding in large areas of Italy. Venice was inundated when heavy rain fell and a surge of water from the Adriatic Sea was pushed into...
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...

 

GPM's GMI Measures Weakening Kong-Rey's Rainfall
The GPM core observatory passed above tropical storm Kong-Rey on October 5, 2018 at 0846 UTC. Kong-Rey was a powerful category five typhoon just a...

 

GPM Examines Upgraded Hurricane Leslie
The GPM core observatory satellite passed above hurricane Leslie on October 3, 2018 at 7:33 AM EDT (1133 UTC). Leslie had just been upgraded to a...

 

GPM Sees Walaka Becoming A Powerful Hurricane
The GPM core observatory recently had a couple good looks at tropical storm Walaka as it was intensifying into a powerful hurricane. GPM passed...

 

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