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NASA simulation of Hurricane Katrina to support better storm forecasts

The image shows water vapor within Hurricane Katrina on Aug. 29, 2005 (Image: NASA)

NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center has released a high-resolution video that simulates Hurricane Katrina’s movement across the Atlantic Ocean, then the Gulf of Mexico, and its final collision with the southern part of the United States.

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Wed, 26/08/2015 - 10:57

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Extreme 2010 Russian Fires and Pakistan Floods Linked Meteorologically

Two of the most destructive natural disasters of 2010 were closely linked by a single meteorological event, even though they occurred 1,500 miles (2,414 km) apart and were of completely different natures, a new NASA study suggests.

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Wed, 31/08/2011 - 15:37

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