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NASA Satellites Busy at the Peak of Hurricane Season

During the first two weeks of September, and the peak of the Atlantic Hurricane season, NASA satellites were keeping tabs on a number of tropical systems. NASA’s Aqua, Terra, EO-1 and Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellites provided rainfall rates, cloud height, cloud temperature, sea surface temperatures, and extent of cloud cover throughout the life of all the tropical cyclones.

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Fri, 16/09/2011 - 12:46

NASA satellite sees Tropical Depression 06W near the Philippines

The sixth western Pacific tropical cyclone (06W) of 2011 has developed near the Philippines and the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite saw some heavy rainfall in the storm. Tropical Depression 06W was dropping the heaviest rain over the open waters of the Western North Pacific Ocean on June 17 as the storm continues to move toward China.

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Mon, 20/06/2011 - 16:32

NASA's TRMM Satellite Sees a Well-Organized, Major Typhoon Songda

Typhoon Songda was east of the Philippines when the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite had an early evening view on May 25, 2011 at 0903 UTC (05:03 EDT) and saw good organization within the storm and heavy rainfall. Songda has intensified into a major typhoon as it tracks parallel to the east coast of the northern Philippines, spawning warnings.

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Thu, 26/05/2011 - 16:24

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NASA Satellites Show Towering Thunderstorms in Rare Sub-tropical Storm Arani

NASA's Aqua and TRMM satellites are providing data to scientists about the Southern Atlantic Ocean Sub-tropical Storm Arani, a rare occurrence in the southern ocean. Rainfall data and cloud top temperatures revealed some heavy rain and strong thunderstorms exist in Arani as it continues to pull away from Brazil.

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Thu, 17/03/2011 - 12:28

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Satellites may improve flood warnings

Scientists are trialling the use of satellites to improve early warning systems but local weather watchers warn they won't prevent a repeat of the devastating floods that claimed lives last month.

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Wed, 16/03/2011 - 11:13

NASA's TRMM Satellite Provides Rainfall Estimate For Cyclone Phet

 

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Tue, 15/06/2010 - 15:09

NASA's TRMM Satellite Measures Cyclone Laurence's Heavy Rainfall

Dec. 31, 2009 (Hal Pierce, SSAI/Goddard Space Flight Center) - Tropical Cyclone Laurence dropped heavy rainfall over Northwest Australia last week, and NASA and the Japanese Space Agency’s Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission, or TRMM satellite measured that rainfall from its orbit in space.

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Mon, 04/01/2010 - 18:00

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