Extreme Weather News

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 waters of the northwestern Caribbean Sea. Alberto is expected to bring heavy rainfall and flash flooding to the northeastern Yucatan, western Cuba and Florida over the Memorial Day weekend. The GPM core observatory satellite passed above the Yucatan Peninsula on May 24, 2018 a 11:19 PM EDT (May 25, 2018 at 0319 UTC). With this pass GPM saw areas...
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...

 

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...

 

Rare Subtropical Storm Forms Off the Coast of Chile
This past week, something rather unusual happened off the coast of Chile: a rare subtropical storm formed in the Southeast Pacific Ocean. Cyclone...

 

Potential Eastern Pacific Tropical Cyclone Viewed By GPM
The Eastern Pacific hurricane season officially starts on May 15, 2018. A low pressure center located well to the southwest of the Baja California...

 

NASA's IMERG Shows Devastating Rainfall Over East Africa
Heavy seasonal rainfall has recently caused flooding in Kenya resulting in displacement of over 244,000. This deluge follows the severe drought that...

 

Developing Severe Weather Examined By GPM
Until yesterday tornado alley was experiencing a drought of spring tornadoes. The eighteen tornadoes reported in the area yesterday may be a sign of...

 

GPM Satellite Views Tropical Cyclone FLAMBOYAN's Rainfall
Tropical cyclone FLAMBOYAN formed in the middle of the South Indian Ocean well to the west of Australia on April 28, 2018. Today FLAMBOYAN's wind...

 

GPM Satellite Sees Storms Over Israel
An upper level low generated stormy weather for a few days as it moved through the southeastern Mediterranean. Heavy rainfall in these storms...

 

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