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Cyclone Prapiroon: NASA’s GPM satellite finds heavy rainfall on southwestern side

When the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite passed over the Northwestern Pacific Ocean, it saw very heavy rainfall occurring in one part of Tropical Storm Prapiroon. Tropical Depression 09W was located east of the Philippines when it was upgraded early today, June 29, to Tropical Storm Prapiroon. The tropical storm is in a favorable environment for intensification. ...

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Teleconnection? To forecast winter rainfall in LA, take cue from New Zealand summer

On May 18, 2018, the VIIRS instrument aboard NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured a true-color image of Tropical Cyclone Sagar in the Gulf of Aden, between Yemen to the north and Somalia to the south. Credit: NOAA/NASA Goddard Rapid Response Team

Variability in El Niño cycles was long considered a reliable tool for predicting winter precipitation in the Southwest United States, but its forecasting power has diminished considerably over the years. Scientists at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) have found a new link to predict wet or dry conditions for the winter far ahead. “Influences between the hemispheres promise earlier and ...

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Weather forecast to become more accurate as new technique found now

Meteorologists have long known for wrong rainfall forecasts but now researchers from the University of Missouri have developed a system that improves the precision of forecasts by accounting for evaporation in rainfall estimates, particularly for locations 30 miles or more from the nearest National Weather Service radar. “Right now, forecasts are generally not accounting for what happens to a raindrop ...

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What is Cyclone Sagar?

On May 18, 2018, the VIIRS instrument aboard NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured a true-color image of Tropical Cyclone Sagar in the Gulf of Aden, between Yemen to the north and Somalia to the south. Credit: NOAA/NASA Goddard Rapid Response Team

Indian Met Department has issued an alert to Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Maharasthra and the Lakshadweep over the cyclone ‘Sagar’, which is building up over the Arabian Sea with potential to hit the coastal region of northern Indian Ocean on Saturday. Formerly known as 01A, Tropical Cyclone Sagar, quickly formed in the Indian Ocean and strengthened into a tropical ...

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Cyclone Fakir to hit AP, Odisha coast today, Heavy rains to wreak Havoc

Tropical Cyclone Fakir tracked by NASA’s Aqua satellite, Heavy rains, tsunami-like waves likely on Indian coast of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha on Wednesday. NASA’s Aqua satellite captured a visible image of Tropical Cyclone Fakir, southeast of La Reunion Island, that showed vertical wind shear affecting it in the Southern Indian Ocean. The Joint Typhoon Warning Center or JTWC noted on ...

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Severe Weather Warning issued for next 5 Days 

India Meteorological Department has issued severe weather warning for the five days beginning April 7, 2018 to April 11, 2018. The northeastern belt over the Gangetic plain and Bihar, Assam  & Meghalaya  and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura are likely to witness thunderstorm accompanied with squall, said the Met agency in its latest bulletin. Southern states are likely to witness ...

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Weather Warning – 20 to 24 July, 2017 -Karnataka to Witness Heavy Rains

India Meteorological Department has issued severe weather warning for 20th to 24thJuly, 2017 as below: 20JULY:♦ Heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places with extremely heavy falls very likely over Madhya Maharashtra and South Interior Karnataka.  Heavy   to very heavy  rain at a few places very likely over Konkan & Goa. Heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places very likely over West Madhya Pradesh,  Gujarat State and Coastal Karnataka. Heavy rain very likely at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh,Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi,East Rajasthan, East Madhya  Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh,Jharkhand, West Bengal & Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram &Tripura, North Interior  Karnataka, Tamilnadu & Pudducherry and Kerala. 21 JULY :♦ Heavy to very heavyrain at a few places with extremely heavy fallsat isolated places very likely over Gujarat State and Konkan & Goa. Heavyto very heavyrain at isolated places very likely overEast Rajasthan, West Madhya Pradesh, Madhya Maharashtra, Coastal Karnataka and South interior Karnatak. Heavy rain very likely at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand,  Gangetic  West  Bengal, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Nagaland, Manipur,  Mizoram & Tripura and Kerala. 22 July  :♦ Heavyto very heavy rain at a few placeswith extremely heavy falls at isolated places very likely over Gujarat State. Heavy   to very heavy rain  at isolated   places very likely over Konkan & Goa. ...

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Heavy Rains to Lash Out Assam, Meghalaya This Weekend: Indian Met Agency

Indian Meteorlogical Department has issued heavy to very heavy rains in nothern and north-eastern and eastern states of Uttarakhand, East Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Sub­ Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim, Odisha, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura. Here is the weather forecast issued by IMD for the week starting from July 7, 2017 to July 11, 2017: 07JULY(Day1):♦ Heavy to very ...

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