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Tropical Depression 24W formed on Oct. 12 and continued to move west toward the Philippines on Oct. 13, 2016.
The National Hurricane Center or NHC called Nicole an "extremely dangerous closing in on Bermuda" on Oct. 13. NASA's Aqua satellite captured a visible image of Nicole as it was approaching the island.
A NASA rainfall analysis estimated the amount of rainfall generated by Hurricane Matthew when it moved over the Carolinas.
Tropical Cyclones sometimes reform after the become remnant low pressure areas, but it's not all that common. When NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite flew over the South China Sea, it captured an image of reborn tropical cyclone ...
Hurricane Nicole continues to strengthen as it heads toward Bermuda and a satellite image showed the storm's large eye.
NASA's Aqua satellite flew over the northwestern Pacific Ocean as Tropical Depression 24W formed and analyzed the storm in infrared light.
It was an eye-opening event when NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Typhoon Songda early on Oct 12. The storm was transitioning into an extra-tropical storm far away from any land areas as it moves through the Northwestern ...
NASA's Terra satellite passed over Tropical Depression Aere as it was dissipating in the South China Sea.
Strong thunderstorms were evident around Tropical Storm Nicole's center of circulation in imagery from NASA's Terra satellite. Bermuda is now under a watch and a warning as Nicole is forecast to head that way in the next ...
Small but powerful Typhoon Songda continued moving to the northeast and over the open ocean of the Northwestern Pacific Ocean when NASA's Terra satellite passed overhead and saw its cloud-filled eye.