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Heaviest Rainfall In Tropical Storm Talim's Southwestern Side Revealed By NASA
2012-06-18 15:54:37

Tropical Storm Talim was born today in the South China Sea, and NASA's TRMM satellite noticed the heaviest rainfall in the storm is occurring in the south and western quadrants of the storm.

Discovery Of The Week: Purple Philippine Freshwater Crabs
2012-04-24 08:05:43

The Philippines is the setting for the latest spectacular discovery: Four new species of crabs, most of which have purplish shells and live in lowland-forest ecosystems, discovered by a team of German scientists.

2012-04-02 09:56:56

The first typhoon of the northern hemisphere 2012 typhoon season is headed for landfall in Vietnam.


Word of the Day
lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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