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Responses of the tropical atmospheric circulation to climate change
An international team describes the climate change-induced responses of the tropical atmospheric circulation and their impacts on the hydrological cycle. (2018-06-19)
NASA's Terra satellite sees Tropical Depression Carlotta weakening over Mexico
NASA Terra satellite captured an image of Tropical Depression Carlotta as it was making landfall in southwestern Mexico where it weakened into a remnant low pressure area. (2018-06-19)
NASA examined Tropical Cyclone Bud's rains in the US southwest
Beneficial rainfall from hurricane Bud's remnants has spread into the US Desert Southwest after making landfall in western Mexico and moving north. (2018-06-19)
NASA finds Tropical Depression Carlotta's strong storms over Mexico, Eastern Pacific
Tropical Depression Carlotta continues to hug the coast of southwestern Mexico and drop heavy rainfall. (2018-06-18)
New method makes weather forecasts right as rain
Meteorologists have known for some time that rainfall forecasts have flaws, as failure to take into account factors such as evaporation can affect their accuracy. (2018-06-15)
NASA finds Tropical Depression 04E's heaviest rains approaching Mexico's Coast
Tropical Depression 04E formed close to the coast of southwestern Mexico on June 14, and early the next day NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the region. (2018-06-15)
NASA finds Tropical Depression Bud's rains over mainland Mexico
Tropical Depression Bud's rains were falling over western Mexico when NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead on June 15. (2018-06-15)
NASA finds weakening rainfall in Bud
NASA examined the rainfall rates occurring in former Hurricane Bud as it continued moving north in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, paralleling the western coast of Mexico. (2018-06-13)
NASA observed the once-hurricane Aletta intensify, now weakening quickly
When Tropical Storm Aletta intensified and became a hurricane in the eastern Pacific Ocean the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite passed overhead to analyze the major hurricane's rainfall rates. (2018-06-11)
NASA's Aqua satellite sees formation of Tropical Storm Maliksi
Tropical Storm Maliksi formed in the Philippine Sea, off the northeastern coast of the Philippines as NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead. (2018-06-08)
Tropical Storm Ewiniar landfall in China seen by NASA's Aqua satellite
When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the South China Sea on June 7 infrared imagery showed Tropical Storm Ewiniar's center made landfall in southeastern China. (2018-06-08)
NASA peers into the rainfall of Eastern Pacific' Tropical Storm Aletta
Tropical Storm Aletta is spinning more than 440 miles off the southwestern coast of Mexico and using satellite data, NASA peered into the storm to uncover where the heaviest rain was falling. (2018-06-07)
Hurricanes are slowing down, and that's bad news
Some hurricanes are moving more slowly, spending increased time over land and leading to catastrophic local rainfall and flooding, according to a new study published Wednesday (June 6) in the journal Nature. (2018-06-07)
NASA sees strong storms in Tropical Depression 05W as it strengthened
Tropical Depression 05W briefly reached tropical storm status overnight on June 5 into June 6, and then weakened back to a depression at 5 a.m. (2018-06-06)
NASA analyzes no. Indian Ocean rainfall of soaking separate cyclones
NASA analyzed rainfall in two tropical cyclones that developed in the Northern Indian Ocean, each bringing heavy rainfall. (2018-06-05)
NASA adds up Alberto's soaking rainfall in the US Southeast and Tennessee Valley
Subtropical Storm Alberto brought soaking rainfall to the southeastern U.S. (2018-05-31)
NASA finds Subtropical Depression Alberto's center over Indiana
NASA's Terra satellite provided infrared data on Subtropical Depression Alberto when it was centered over Indiana and as it moved through the Ohio Valley. (2018-05-30)
NASA and NOAA satellites track Alberto in the US south
On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, the National Hurricane Center issued the last public advisory on Alberto. (2018-05-29)
Making sense of the situation in Cape Town
Scientists at the Joint Research Centre, the European Commission's Science and Knowledge service, analyze Southern African weather patterns, helping policymakers plan actions to minimize the impact of water shortages. (2018-05-29)
NASA satellites spot first Atlantic sub-tropical storm
The tropical low pressure area known as System 90L that has been lingering in the western Caribbean Sea for a couple of days has consolidated and strengthened into the Atlantic Ocean basin's first tropical storm. (2018-05-25)
NASA satellites provide a 3-way analysis of Tropical Cyclone Mekun
Tropical Cyclone Mekunu, the second tropical cyclone in less than a week, formed in the western Arabian Sea early on May 22, 2018 and is moving toward a landfall in Oman. (2018-05-24)
Dusty rainfall records reveal new understanding of Earth's long-term climate
Ancient rainfall records stretching 550,000 years into the past may upend scientists' understanding of what controls the Asian summer monsoon and other aspects of the Earth's long-term climate. (2018-05-24)
NASA measures heavy US rainfall from space
For close to two weeks the combination of a nearly stationary front and tropical moisture caused almost continuous precipitation over much of the Mid-Atlantic. (2018-05-22)
How Australia got planted
A new study has uncovered when and why the native vegetation that today dominates much of Australia first expanded across the continent. (2018-05-22)
Explaining the history of Australia's vegetation
University of Adelaide-led research has uncovered the history of when and why the native vegetation that today dominates much of Australia first expanded across the continent. (2018-05-17)
Tropical Cyclone 01A forms in northern Indian Ocean
Tropical Cyclone 01A quickly formed in the northern Indian Ocean and strengthened into a tropical storm. (2018-05-17)
Pay-backs to Africa from the Paris Agreement's temperature targets
Scientsits investigate potential benefits to Africa of limiting global warming to 1.5°C instead of 2°C. (2018-05-16)
NASA's IMERG shows devastating rainfall over East Africa
Heavy seasonal rainfall has recently caused flooding in Kenya and NASA analyzed and estimated the total rainfall using data from a suite of satellites and gauges. (2018-05-04)
NASA finds Tropical Cyclone Flamboyan in a southeastern stretch
Strong vertical wind shear had taken its toll on Tropical Cyclone Flamboyan when NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the Southern Indian Ocean. (2018-05-02)
GPM satellite views Tropical Cyclone Flamboyan's rainfall
Tropical Cyclone Flamboyan was being battered by vertical wind shear when the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite passed overhead and analyzed its rainfall rates. (2018-05-01)
Scientists project a drier Amazon and wetter Indonesia in the future
Climate models predict that an increase in greenhouse gases will dry out the Amazon rainforest in the future while causing wetter conditions in the woodlands of Africa and Indonesia. (2018-04-27)
NASA finds Tropical Cyclone Fakir weakening
Infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed that Tropical Cyclone Fakir was getting weaker as it moved through the Southern Indian Ocean. (2018-04-25)
NASA's 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. (2018-04-23)
NASA GPM data used to evaluate Hawaii's flooding rainfall
A weather system moving slowly westward through the northwestern Hawaiian Islands has caused destructive flooding and mudslides and NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM satellite analyzed the heavy rainfall. (2018-04-19)
NASA finds Tropical Cyclone Keni dropped heavy rain on Fiji, direct hit to Kadavu
As expected, Tropical Cyclone Keni followed a track similar to Tropical Cyclone Josie and passed to the southwest of Fiji's main island of Viti Levu on April 10, 2018 (UTC). (2018-04-12)
NASA's GPM sees Keni following Tropical Cyclone Josie's track
Another tropical cyclone called Keni has formed in the South Pacific Ocean between Vanuatu and Fiji and the data from the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM found heavy rainfall occurring in the new storm. (2018-04-10)
Urban growth leads to shorter, more intense wet seasons in Florida peninsula
New research from Florida State University scientists has found that urban areas throughout the Florida peninsula are experiencing shorter, increasingly intense wet seasons relative to underdeveloped or rural areas. (2018-04-09)
NASA's GPM shows rainfall southeast of sheared Tropical Cyclone Iris
Wind shear has been affecting Tropical Cyclone Iris as it lingers off the coast of eastern Queensland. (2018-04-06)
GPM satellite probes Tropical Cyclone Iris weakening near Australian coast
The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite analyzed Tropical Cyclone Iris' heavy rainfall as it lingered near the Queensland coast. (2018-04-04)
NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Iris at Queensland coast
When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone Iris near the coast of Queensland, Australia, it measured cloud top temperatures and found strong storms with the potential for creating heavy rainfall. (2018-04-03)
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