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Hurricane Barry Makes Landfall in Louisiana
UPDATE 7/17/19: This GPM IMERG animation shows rainfall accumulations from #HurricaneBarry in the Gulf of Mexico from July 11-16, 2019. Learn more: https://t.co/1QjFLDbD0k pic.twitter.com/CC7J0AsSTW — NASA Precipitation (@NASARain) July 17, 2019 This 6-day animation shows the heavy precipitation that Hurricane Barry (2019) producing from July 11 to 16 in the Gulf of Mexico and the South Central U.S.  While forecasters were initially concerned that the largest accumulations would extend...
Tropical Storm Gordon's Rainfall Measured With IMERG
Tropical Storm Gordon became the seventh named system of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season on Monday September 3, 2018. GORDON became more intense...

 

GPM IMERG Adds Up Heavy Rains from Typhoon Jebi
Typhoon Jebi brought flooding to Japan and NASA’s IMERG estimated rainfall over the country and the surrounding region for a one-week period. The...

 

GPM Sees Hurricane Florence Swirling In The Central Atlantic
Hurricane FLORENCE became more powerful over the past few days while moving through the central Atlantic Ocean. Wind speeds increased from tropical...

 

GPM Views Super Typhoon Jebi Twice
UPDATE 8/31/18 View Fullscreen in STORM Event Viewer Having peaked in intensity, Typhoon Jebi is a Category 5 Super Typhoon with maximum winds...

 

GPM Sees Tropical Cyclone Jebi Threaten Japan
Japan has been afflicted by several tropical cyclones and other extreme weather this summer. The Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) predicts that...

 

Tropical Storm Miriam's Formation Observed BY GPM
Tropical cyclone's continue to regularly develop in the eastern Pacific Ocean. Tropical Depression Fifteen-E formed in the eastern Pacific Ocean...

 

GPM Captures Cat.4 Hurricane Lane Passing Close to Hawaiian Islands
View Fullscreen in STORM Event Viewer Battling increased vertical shear, Hurricane Lane struggles northward, down from its Category 5 peak but...

 

GPM Sees Hurricane Lane Threatening Hawaiian Islands With Heavy Rainfall
The GPM core observatory satellite flew over hurricane LANE on August 21, 2018 at 7:48 PM PST (August 22, 2018 at 0548 UTC). At that time LANE was...

 

GPM Captures Monsoon Rains Bringing Flooding to India
The summer monsoon is a regular feature this time of year in India, and it can bring heavy rains to the region.  However, periodically areas...

 

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