News tagged with tropical cyclones

NASA sees wide-eyed Tropical Cyclone Victor

NASA satellites and instruments have been monitoring Tropical Cyclone Victor, a hurricane in the South Pacific Ocean with a large eye. NASA's Aqua satellite, NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite and the RapidScat instrument aboard ...

dateJan 19, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Fantala slowing

On April 21, Fantala's maximum sustained wind speeds started to decrease since making a "U-turn" and moving southeastward to a position northeast of Madagascar and the storm maintained strength on April 22. NASA's RapidScat ...

dateApr 22, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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NASA sees changes in Tropical Cyclone Fantala

Once a powerful Category 5 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Wind Scale, Tropical Cyclone Fantala continues to move north of Madagascar on April 21. NASA's Terra satellite and GPM satellite passed over the storm finding heavy ...

dateApr 21, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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