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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

Brazil: Satellite measures record rain floods

Satellite imagery shows extreme rainfall in Brazil

December 2013 was a record rainfall month for many states in Brazil.

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Tue, 07/01/2014 - 12:13
latitude: 
-19.3591
longitude: 
-40.2319

Vietnam: International Charter activated due to Typhoon Haiyan

On 10 November 2013, the International Charter was activated for Vietnam

On 10 November 2013, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated for Vietnam, where Tropical Storm Haiyan made landfall on early Monday morning bringing concerns whether it w

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 11/11/2013 - 14:01
latitude: 
14.0583
longitude: 
108.277

TRMM (Rainfall Estimation) Online Visualization and Analysis System (TOVAS)

Software type: 
Web processing (cloud computing)
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Online
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
data download
Computer System: 
Online
Latest release (year): 
2013
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USA: Satellite measurements for unusual rainfall over Midwest

Affected territories from Oklahoma to Tennessee

Data provided by the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite has helped experts to analyze the unusual flash floods that affected territories from Oklahoma to Tennessee during the firs

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Mon, 19/08/2013 - 14:20
latitude: 
35.0078
longitude: 
-97.0929

Japan: International Charter activated for floods

Satellite sees Japan

Due to unprecedented rainfall in Japan, the Asia Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) has activated the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" on 29 July 2013, in order to deal wit

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 30/07/2013 - 08:16
latitude: 
36.2048
longitude: 
138.253

European scientists to develop more accurate flood forecasting

In the context of the heavy rains and floods that affected the UK lately, the need for methods how to more accurately predict heavy rainfall over land surface has become evident.

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Wed, 05/12/2012 - 09:21

El Nino phenomenon: Impacts predicted for late 2012

Climate indicators for an El Nino event in the western Pacific have eased slightly in the past fortnight, but meteorologists still expect the weather pattern in late 2012.

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Tue, 17/07/2012 - 10:06

NASA's TRMM Satellite Sees Deadly Tornadic Thunderstorms in Southeastern U.S.

Tornadoes are expected to accompany severe storms in the springtime in the U.S., but this time of year they also usually happen.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 21/11/2011 - 12:25
latitude: 
33.303
longitude: 
-81.5515

Southern Africa: Heavy rains and localized flooding raise concerns about the impact on the cereal crop

Heavy rainfall recorded in December and January (Figure 1) across Southern Africa has caused water-logging and localised crop losses in parts of the sub-region, particularly in Lesotho and across t

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 17/02/2011 - 10:13
latitude: 
28.2994
longitude: 
6.5574