News tagged with typhoon

The legend of the kamikaze typhoons

In the late 13th century, Kublai Khan, ruler of the Mongol Empire, launched one of the world's largest armada of its time in an attempt to conquer Japan. Early narratives describe the decimation and dispersal of these fleets ...

dateDec 09, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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NASA's GPM sees Koppu menacing the Philippines

Tropical storm Koppu was approaching the Philippines when the GPM core observatory satellite passed above on October 15, 2015 at 1436 UTC (10:36 a.m. EDT) and analyzed the intensifying storm's rainfall. By October 16, the ...

dateOct 16, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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An infrared NASA eye sees a weaker System 92B

System 92B appears to have weakened in the last day as an infrared look at the tropical low pressure area's cloud temperatures have shown. NASA's AIRS instrument is an infrared "eye in the sky" that recently flew over the ...

dateMay 23, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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