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Double Tropical Trouble For Queensland, Australia Seen By NASA
2014-03-07 15:08:46

There are two developing areas of tropical low pressure that lie east and west of Queensland, Australia. System 96P and System 98P, respectively.

NASA Sees Southern Pacific Birth Tropical Cyclone June
2014-01-17 14:50:22

The tenth tropical cyclone of the Southern Pacific Ocean cyclone season was born today, January 17 as NASA's Aqua satellite captured infrared data on the storm as it became Tropical Storm June.

NASA Sees Super-typhoon Haiyan Strike Philippines
2013-11-08 14:26:48

Super-typhoon Haiyan, equivalent to a Category 5 hurricane on the U.S. Saffir-Simpson scale, struck the central Philippines municipality of Guiuan at the southern tip of the province of Eastern Samar early

Strengthening Tropical Storm Haiyan Lashing Micronesia Seen By NASA
2013-11-04 14:20:25

NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Storm Haiyan on Nov. 4 and infrared data showed a large area of powerful thunderstorms affecting Micronesia.

NASA Satellites Watch Typhoon Francisco Heading For Japan
2013-10-22 10:34:59

Several of NASA's fleet of Earth-observing satellites have been gathering data on Typhoon Francisco as it moves toward Japan. NASA's Aqua, Terra and TRMM satellites captured infrared, visible and rainfall data on the super typhoon.

Typhoon Pabuk's Veiled Eye Seen By NASA
2013-09-24 10:57:38

NASA's Aqua satellite orbit around the Earth took it right over Typhoon Pabuk and the image showed an eye veiled with some high clouds.

Super Typhoon Affecting Philippines And Taiwan, Headed To China
2013-09-20 15:17:51

The most powerful typhoon of 2013 was passing between northern Philippines and southern Taiwan on Sept. 19.

NASA Satellites See Super-Typhoon Utor Before And After Landfall
2013-08-12 16:26:52

NASA Four NASA satellites provided data on Super-Typhoon Utor before and after the storm made landfall in the Philippines. Satellite imagery from NASA's Aqua, Terra, TRMM and CloudSat satellites captured information about the powerful Super-Typhoon on Aug. 11 and 12. That data was used by forecasters at the Joint Typhoon Warning Center before and after Utor hit the Philippines. On Sunday, Aug. 11 at 0719 UTC (3:19 a.m. EDT) NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite...

Cyclone Gino's Rainfall Shoved Southward Seen By NASA
2013-02-14 14:26:48

NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite known as TRMM measured Cyclone Gino's rainfall from space and saw the bulk of precipitation was south of the center.

Brief Life Of Tropical Cyclone Peta Seen By NASA
2013-01-24 15:40:04

Infrared data from NASA's Aqua satellite has shown that soon after a low pressure system in northwestern West Australia became Tropical Storm Peta, it made landfall and started to fall apart.


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zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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