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NASA satellites see Cyclone Bingiza move across northern Madagascar

Tropical Cyclone Bingiza has made landfall in northeastern Madagascar, and NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites captured visible infrared satellite data of the storm's progression over the weekend, revealing the power behind the storm. The movemen...

NASA sees large Tropical Cyclone Yasi headed toward Queensland, Australia

Tropical Storm Anthony made landfall in Queensland, Australia this past weekend, and now the residents are watching a larger, more powerful cyclone headed their way. NASA's Terra satellite captured a visible image of the large Tropical Cyclone...

Cyclone Wilma’s eye catches attention of NASA satellites

Wilma caught the eye of NASA. NASA's Aqua satellite captured visible and infrared images of Cyclone Wilma in the Southwestern Pacific Ocean and her eye was clearly visible from space. On January 25 at 00:59 UTC (8:59 p.m. EST on Jan. 24), the A...

NASA’s TRMM Satellite sees Zelia born of System 94P

The low pressure area known as System 94P on January 13 strengthened into the seventh tropical cyclone of the South Pacific Cyclone season, today becoming Tropical Storm Zelia. NASA's TRMM satellite found heavy rainfall was already occurring i...

NASA sees Depression Nine become Gaston then back to a depression

Tropical Depression Nine strengthened yesterday into Tropical Storm Gaston, but today it ran into dry and stable air and weakened back into a depression again. When NASA's Aqua satellite flew over Gaston early this morning, Sept. 2 at 0423 ...

NASA’s Aqua Satellite sees TD5’s remnants stretched out in US south

NASA's Aqua satellite noticed that the showers and thunderstorms from the remnants of Tropical Depression 5 (TD5) extended from Louisiana northeast into southwest Alabama. Infrared imagery indicated some strong thunderstorms over south central L...

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