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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...
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...

 

GPM Sees Tropical Cyclone Fakir Forming Near Madagascar
The southwest Indian Ocean cyclone season started on November 15, 2017 and will officially end on April 30, 2018. A tropical cyclone labeled FAKIR by...

 

GPM Data Used to Evaluate Hawaii's Flooding Rainfall
A low pressure trough moving slowly westward through the northwestern Hawaiian Islands caused destructive flooding and mudslides over the past...

 

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