News tagged with tropical rainfall

NASA sees Cyclone Mahasen hit Bangladesh

NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite known as TRMM measured Cyclone Mahasen's rainfall rates from space as it made landfall on May 16. Mahasen has since dissipated over eastern India.

dateMay 17, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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NASA eyes Tropical Cyclone Madi's rainfall

Tropical Cyclone Madi is headed for a landfall in southeastern India, and NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's TRMM satellite found that rainfall was heaviest north of the storm's center.

dateDec 09, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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NASA sees Depression Pewa pass in Pacific

Tropical Depression Pewa dissipated in the northwestern Pacific Ocean early on Aug. 26, 2013. NASA satellite data on the previous day showed that rainfall had greatly diminished in the depression.

dateAug 26, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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La Nina caused global sea level drop

The 2011 La Niña was so strong that it caused global mean sea level to drop by 5 millimeters (0.2 inches), a new study shows. Since the early 1990s, sea level has been rising by about 3 millimeters (0.1 inches) per year, ...

dateOct 29, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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NASA notes Nadine now no more

Twenty-three days after Nadine was born, the tropical cyclone's life came to an end in the northeastern Atlantic Ocean. NASA's TRMM satellite caught a look at the fading Nadine one final time on Oct. 3 before ...

dateOct 05, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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