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Tropical Storm Bopha Moving Through Southern Yap State Seen By NASA
2012-11-30 14:34:43

NASA's TRMM and Aqua satellites captured images of Tropical Storm Bopha as it continues to move through Micronesia in the western North Pacific Ocean and trigger warnings and watches throughout.

Landslides For 2010 Confirmed By NASA's TRMM Satellite
2012-11-28 08:46:46

A NASA study using TRMM satellite data revealed that the year 2010 was a particularly bad year for landslides around the world.

NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission Turns 15
2012-11-27 19:47:36

When it rains it pours, goes the saying, and for the last 15 years, the data on tropical rainfall have poured in.

Small Area Of Heavy Rain In Fading Tropical Depression 25W Seen By NASA
2012-11-16 11:58:45

Tropical Depression 25W was raining on southern Vietnam on Nov. 14 when NASA's TRMM satellite passed overhead and measured rainfall rates within the storm.

Hurricane Sandy's Rainfall Added Up From Space By NASA
2012-11-02 07:02:47

NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission, or TRMM, satellite acts as a rain gauge in space as it orbits the Earth's tropics.

Hurricane Sandy "The Bride of Frankenstorm" Approaching U.S. East Coast Seen By NASA
2012-10-26 15:39:43

NASA's TRMM satellite revealed Hurricane Sandy's heavy rainfall and the storm is expected to couple with a powerful cold front and Arctic air to bring that heavy rainfall to the Mid-Atlantic and northeastern U.S. Some forecasters are calling this combination of weather factors "Frankenstorm" because of the close proximity to Halloween.

Birth Of Arabian Sea Cyclone Seen By NASA Satellite
2012-10-25 10:00:27

NASA's TRMM satellite measured rainfall and towering clouds within the Arabian Sea's first tropical cyclone of the season as it passed overhead from space.

Tropical Storm Prapiroon's Rains Mostly South Of Center Indicated By NASA Satellite
2012-10-17 15:19:37

Tropical Storm Prapiroon is still meandering in the western north Pacific Ocean, and NASA's TRMM satellite noticed that dry air and wind shear are adversely affecting rainfall north of the storm's center.

Rainfall Pushed Away From Tropical Storm Anais' Center Seen By NASA
2012-10-17 15:14:48

Satellite imagery from NASA's TRMM satellite showed that wind shear is pushing the bulk of rainfall away from the center of Tropical Storm Anais.

Mostly Moderate Rainfall In Tropical Storm Maria Seen By NASA
2012-10-16 10:56:46

Tropical Storm Maria was born in the western North Pacific Ocean and has a large area of moderate rainfall, as NASA's TRMM satellite revealed today, Oct. 15.


Word of the Day
abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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