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NASA tracks tropical Cyclone Jack to its end

satellite tracks precipitation and rainfall rates

Tropical Cyclone Jack lost power yesterday, 22 April 2014, and is no longer on the scale of tropical cyclones. However, NASA’s TRMM satellite took one last look at the storm yesterday.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 23/04/2014 - 11:55
latitude: 
-18.1263
longitude: 
84.6826

Indian Ocean islands cooperate to establish disaster loss databases

NASA Earth Observatory image shows the Sediment-choked Onibe River, Madagascar,

Five islands in the Indian Ocean – the Union of the Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, and Zanzibar (Tanzania) – are working to establish and manage disaster loss databases.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 06/12/2013 - 15:48
latitude: 
-20.3484
longitude: 
57.5522

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (UNESCO/IOC)

The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO was created in 1960 and promotes international cooperation and coordinates programmes in marine research, services, observation systems, haz

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

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 04/01/2010 - 18:00
latitude: 
-29.5328
longitude: 
145.491