Extreme Weather News

Cyclones Gita's Rainfall Measured With GPM's Microwave Imager (GMI)
The GPM core observatory satellite's Microwave Imager (GMI) instrument had a fairly good view of tropical cyclone GITA on February 2018 at 0316 UTC. GPM's Dual Frequency Precipitation Radar (DPR) swath only scanned the area west of GITA's main area of precipitation. The weakening tropical cyclone was passing the southeastern tip of New Caledonia. Although weakening, GITA still had winds estimated at over 90 kts (104 mph). Rainfall derived from GMI data showed that the heaviest precipitation...
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Tropical cyclone GITA recently battered and drenched first Samoa and then Tonga as it passed close to both island groups. GITA was a tropical storm...

 

GPM Examines Tropical Cyclone Gita Over Samoa
Recently formed tropical cyclone GITA was drenching Samo when the GPM core observatory satellite passed above on February 9, 2018 at 1426 UTC....

 

Weakening Tropical Cyclone Cebile Examined By GPM
The GPM core observatory satellite passed above weakening tropical cyclone CEBILE on February 6, 2018 at 1151 UTC. CEBILE's maximum sustained...

 

GPM Probes Powerful Tropical Cyclone Cebile
Tropical Cyclone CEBILE formed four days ago in the southwest Indian Ocean southeast of Diego Garcia. Today CEBILE became the most powerful...

 

GPM Views Sheared Tropical Cyclone Fehi
The GPM core observatory satellite flew tropical cyclone FEHI on January 30, 2018 at 0831 UTC. GPM revealed that precipitation was only located...

 

 GPM Sees Tropical Cyclone BERGUITTA Battering Mauritius
Tropical cyclone BERGUITTA was moving very close to the eastern side of the island of Mauritius when the GPM core observatory satellite passed...

 

 GPM Sees Tropical Cyclone BERGUITTA Bearing Down On Mauritius
The GPM core observatory satellite passed over the southwest Indian Ocean on January 16, 2018 at 1856 UTC. GPM showed that heavy rainfall within...

 

 IMERG Reveals Rainfall Rates With Tropical Cyclone BERGUITTA
Tropical cyclone BERGUITTA formed in the southwestern Indian Ocean northeast of the islands of La Reunion and Mauritius on January 12, 2018....

 

 Heavy Rainfall Leads To Deadly California Mudslides
Winter rains falling on recently burned ground triggered deadly mudslides near Santa Barbara, California on the 9th of January. The potential for...

 

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