News tagged with rainfall

NASA's IMERG measures flooding rainfall in Peru

Heavy rainfall recently caused flooding, landslides and power outages in some areas of Peru. NASA's Integrated Multi-satellitE Retrievals for GPM (IMERG) measured that rainfall by using a merged precipitation product from ...

dateMar 03, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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NASA maps El Nino's shift on US precipitation

This winter, areas across the globe experienced a shift in rain patterns due to the natural weather phenomenon known as El Niño. A new NASA visualization of rainfall data shows the various changes in the United States with ...

dateFeb 25, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Climate change speeds up gully erosion

The erosion of large natural channels by flowing water—gully erosion—can wreak havoc on fields, roads, and buildings. In some cases, the sudden expansion of gullies even claims human lives. Geographers from KU Leuven, ...

dateFeb 25, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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