News tagged with heavy rainfall

Using moving cars to measure rainfall

Drivers on a rainy day regulate the speed of their windshield wipers according to rain intensity: faster in heavy rain and slower in light rain. This simple observation has inspired researchers from the University of Hanover ...

dateNov 28, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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NASA analyzes heavy rainfall over Hispaniola

Slow moving frontal systems draped over Hispaniola and a tropical wave recently caused heavy rainfall that led to wide spread flooding over the northern Dominican Republic. NASA analyzed that heavy rainfall using data from ...

dateNov 18, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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