NASA sees the falling of Cyclone Felleng
Cyclone Felleng traveled through the Mozambique Channel during the week of Jan. 28, 2013 and emerged south into the Southern Indian Ocean where it transitioned into a cold core low pressure area. NASA's TRMM ...
January hottest month on record in Australia
Australia experienced its hottest month on record in January, despite floods and storms that devastated parts of the country's east, officials said.
Increases in extreme rainfall linked to global warming
(Phys.org)—A worldwide review of global rainfall data led by the University of Adelaide has found that the intensity of the most extreme rainfall events is increasing across the globe as temperatures rise.
Greenhouse gases versus solar heating: New research shows complexity of global warming
Global warming from greenhouse gases affects rainfall patterns in the world differently than that from solar heating, according to a study by an international team of scientists in the January 31 issue of ...
NASA sees troublesome remnants of Cyclone Oswald still causing problems
Ex-tropical cyclone Oswald doesn't know when to stop causing problems for Queensland, Australia, and now teamed up with a low pressure area, it continues to bring heavy rainfall. NASA's Aqua satellite passed ...
NASA sees Cyclone Garry's strength peaking in South Pacific
NASA's Aqua satellite identified powerful thunderstorms around the center of Cyclone Garry as the storm continued to intensify over warm waters of the South Pacific Ocean. Garry has prompted warnings for ...
NASA sees massive rainfall totals from Tropical Storm Oswald
Tropical Storm Oswald's heavy rains have caused flooding in Queensland, Australia and NASA's TRMM satellite measured almost two feet of rain fell in certain areas.
NASA catches the very brief life of Tropical Cyclone Peta
Infrared data from NASA's Aqua satellite has shown that soon after a low pressure system in northwestern West Australia became Tropical Storm Peta, it made landfall and started to fall apart.
Parasites of Madagascar's lemurs expanding with climate change
Rising temperatures and shifting rainfall patterns in Madagascar could fuel the spread of lemur parasites and the diseases they carry.
Prediction of Asian summer monsoon rainfall and tropical storm activity close at hand
The amount of rainfall and number of tropical storms during the summer monsoon season greatly impact the agriculture, economy, and people in Asia. Though meteorologists and climate scientists have worked ...
Study finds severe climate jeopardizing Amazon forest
(Phys.org)—An area of the Amazon rainforest twice the size of California continues to suffer from the effects of a megadrought that began in 2005, finds a new NASA-led study. These results, together with ...
Climate models benefit from medical methods
Researchers have used mathematical techniques taken from the analysis of medical images to bring climate models into closer agreement.
NASA sees one area of strength in Tropical Storm Emang
Tropical Storm Emang continues to move through open waters in the Southern Indian Ocean and NASA's TRMM satellite noticed one area of heavy rainfall near the center.
NASA satellites see Cyclone Narelle torn apart
NASA's TRMM and Aqua satellites showed how Tropical Cyclone Narelle has fallen far from being a powerful cyclone in the Southern Indian Ocean. A time series of infrared images from an Aqua satellite instrument ...