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NASA catches a short-lived Eastern Pacific Depression 4E

Tropical Depression 4E formed late on June 29 and it is forecast to become a remnant low-pressure area by the end of the day on June 30. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with an image of the depression, located just southwest of the southern tip of Mexico's Baja Peninsula.
Tags: Science, Mexico, Nasa, Suomi NPP, NASA NOAA


NASA-NOAA satellite animation shows the end of Tropical Cyclone Boris

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite imagery provided a look at the end of the second named tropical cyclone of the Eastern Pacific Ocean's 2020 Hurricane Season.
Tags: Science, Suomi NPP, NASA NOAA, Eastern Pacific Ocean


NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite analyzes Saharan dust aerosol blanket

Dust storms from Africa's Saharan Desert traveling across the Atlantic Ocean are nothing new, but the current dust storm has been quite expansive and NASA satellites have provided a look at the massive June plume. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite showed the blanket of dust had moved over the Gulf of Mexico and extended into Central America and over part of the eastern Pacific Ocean.
Tags: Science, Africa, Nasa, Gulf of Mexico, Central America, Suomi NPP, Atlantic Ocean, NASA NOAA, Saharan Desert


Agricultural fires in central Africa light up in Suomi NPP satellite image

Fires have spread across the majority of the landscape in Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo in this NOAA/NASA Suomi NPP satellite image using the VIIRS (Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite) instrument from June 25, 2020.
Tags: Science, Africa, Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Suomi NPP, NOAA NASA


NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite sees Tropical Storm Boris form

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with visible image of the Eastern Pacific Ocean's second tropical storm of the season, Boris. Boris formed just east of the Central Pacific Ocean's boundary as it was moving into that region.
Tags: Science, Suomi NPP, NASA NOAA, Central Pacific Ocean, Eastern Pacific Ocean, Boris Boris


NOAA/NASA's Suomi NPP satellite captures 63 mile smoke trail from bush fire

NOAA/NASA's Suomi NPP satellite captured this image of the Bush Fire on June 22, 2020 showing clouds of smoke pouring off the Bush Fire that is plaguing Arizona.
Tags: Science, Suomi NPP, Bush, NOAA NASA


NASA observes large Saharan dust plume over Atlantic ocean

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite observed a huge Saharan dust plume streaming over the North Atlantic Ocean, beginning on June 13. Satellite data showed the dust had spread over 2,000 miles.
Tags: Science, Nasa, Atlantic, Suomi NPP, NASA NOAA, North Atlantic Ocean


NASA-NOAA satellite sees Tropical Storm Bertha organizing

The second tropical storm of the North Atlantic Ocean hurricane season has formed off the coast of South Carolina. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with a visible image of Tropical Storm Bertha as it was organizing.
Tags: Science, Suomi NPP, South Carolina, NASA NOAA, North Atlantic Ocean


NASA-NOAA satellite catches post-tropical storm Arthur's end

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the western North Atlantic Ocean and provided forecasters with a visible image of Post Tropical Storm Arthur.
Tags: Science, Suomi NPP, NASA NOAA, Arthur, North Atlantic Ocean


NASA-NOAA satellite sees Amphan's eye obscured

Early on May 18, 2020, Tropical Cyclone Amphan was a Category 5 storm in the Northern Indian Ocean. On May 19, satellite data from NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite revealed that the storm has weakened and the eye was covered by high clouds.
Tags: Science, Suomi NPP, NASA NOAA, Northern Indian Ocean, Amphan


Satellites eye Typhoon Vongfong landfall in the Philippines

After Tropical Cyclone Vongfong made landfall in the Philippines early on May 14 and began tracking through the country, imagery from NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite showed the storm was weakening.
Tags: Science, Philippines, Suomi NPP, NASA NOAA


NASA finds Tropical Storm Jeruto develop in Southern Indian Ocean

The latest tropical cyclone to develop in the Southern Indian Ocean is no threat to land areas. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with a visible image of Tropical Storm Jeruto on April 15, 2020.
Tags: Science, Nasa, Suomi NPP, NASA NOAA, Southern Indian Ocean, Tropical Storm Jeruto


NASA finds Tropical Cyclone Harold between Vanuatu and Fiji

Tropical Cyclone Harold brought heavy rains and hurricane-force winds to Vanuatu and was moving toward Fiji when NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with an image of the storm.
Tags: Science, Nasa, Suomi NPP, Vanuatu, Fiji, NASA NOAA


NASA-NOAA satellite catches Tropical Cyclone Harold develop near Solomon Islands

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Southern Pacific Ocean and provided forecasters with a visible image of newly formed Tropical Cyclone Harold. Harold formed near the Solomon Islands and now threatens Vanuatu, which has already issued some warnings.
Tags: Science, Solomon Islands, Suomi NPP, Vanuatu, NASA NOAA, Southern Pacific Ocean, Harold Harold


NASA-NOAA satellite catches development of tropical storm 21S

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Southern Indian Ocean and provided forecasters with a visible image of newly formed Tropical Storm 21S.
Tags: Science, Suomi NPP, NASA NOAA, Southern Indian Ocean


NASA sees ex-tropical cyclone Esther move back into northern territory

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with a visible image ex-tropical cyclone Esther's remnant clouds that have now moved over Australia's Northern Territory. The remnants have generated a flood watch including in the Tanami and Central Deserts.
Tags: Science, Australia, Nasa, Suomi NPP, NASA NOAA, Esther, Tanami


NASA satellite finds wind shear adversely affecting tropical storm Francisco

Forecasters use a variety of satellite imagery to understand what is happening in a storm, and sometimes just a visible picture can tell a lot. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with a visible image of the Tropical Storm Francisco in the Southern Indian Ocean that showed wind shear was pushing clouds away from the storm's center.
Tags: Science, Nasa, Suomi NPP, NASA NOAA, Southern Indian Ocean


NASA-NOAA satellite imagery reveals a weaker Tropical Cyclone Claudia

Tropical Storm Claudia now has two factors against it: wind shear and dry air.  NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with an image of the storm on January 14 as it continued to weaken and move further away from Western Australia.
Tags: Science, Suomi NPP, NASA NOAA, Claudia


NASA tracking Tropical Storm Claudia battling wind shear

Tropical Storm Claudia is battling wind shear as it continues moving away from Western Australia and through the Southern Indian Ocean. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with an image of the storm on January 13.
Tags: Science, Nasa, Western Australia, Suomi NPP, Claudia, Ocean NASA NOAA


NASA-NOAA satellite tracks Tropical Storm Blake's remnants spreading

The South Interior area of the state of Western Australia is under warnings for heavy rainfall and gusty winds as the remnants of Tropical Storm Blake move on a southeasterly path through the state. Imagery from NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided an image of the storm's clouds.
Tags: Science, Western Australia, Suomi NPP, NASA NOAA, Blake, South Interior


NASA-NOAA satellite catches Tropical Cyclone Blake and western Australia fires

Tropical cyclone Blake made landfall in the Kimberley coast of Western Australia and NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided an image that showed its center inland with the storm extending to the southern part of the state where fires raged.
Tags: Science, Australia, Western Australia, Suomi NPP, Kimberley, NASA NOAA, Blake


NASA finds a weaker Sarai now a depression

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with an image of Tropical Cyclone Sarai and it showed a much weaker storm near Tonga in the South Pacific Ocean.
Tags: Science, Nasa, Suomi NPP, Tonga, NASA NOAA, Sarai


NASA finds an elongated Phanfone now a tropical storm

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a visible image of Phanfone as it continues moving through the South China Sea. Visible imagery showed that the storm is less organized and elongated as the storm weakened from a typhoon to a tropical storm.
Tags: Science, Nasa, Suomi NPP, NASA NOAA, South China Sea Visible


NASA-NOAA satellite finds development of Tropical Cyclone Sarai

Imagery from NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite showed that a tropical low-pressure area has consolidated and organized in the Southern Pacific Ocean near Fiji.
Tags: Science, Suomi NPP, NASA NOAA, Southern Pacific Ocean


NASA sees Typhoon Phanfone landfall in the Philippines

Typhoon Phanfone, known locally in the Philippines as Ursula, was making landfall in the central part of the country when NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead on Dec. 24.
Tags: Science, Nasa, Philippines, Ursula, Suomi NPP, NASA NOAA


NOAA-NASA's Suomi NPP satellite views New South Wales fires raging on

NOAA-NASA's Suomi NPP satellite flew over the New South Wales fires in Australia on December 16, 2019 and found devastation from the ongoing fires.
Tags: Science, Australia, New South Wales, Suomi NPP, NOAA NASA


NASA-NOAA satellite catches formation of Tropical Cyclone Lili

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Southern Indian Ocean and captured a visible image of newly formed Tropical Cyclone Lili, located north of the coast of Australia's Northern Territory.
Tags: Science, Australia, Suomi NPP, NASA NOAA, Southern Indian Ocean, Cyclone Lili, Tropical Cyclone Lili


NASA-NOAA satellite sees Tropical Cyclone Wallace dissipating

Tropical Cyclone Wallace was dissipating in the Southern Indian Ocean when NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead. Wallace was located off the northwestern coast of Western Australia.
Tags: Science, Suomi NPP, NASA NOAA, Wallace, Southern Indian Ocean, Cyclone Wallace


NASA-NOAA satellite finds a more circular Tropical Cyclone Wallace

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Southern Indian Ocean and captured a visible image of what appeared to be a more organized Tropical Cyclone Wallace, off the coast of Western Australia.
Tags: Science, Suomi NPP, NASA NOAA, Southern Indian Ocean, Cyclone Wallace


Satellite tracks Tropical Cyclone Veronica along Australia coast

On March 25, 2019 Tropical Cyclone Veronica continued to move in southerly direction along the coast of Western Australia in the Southern Indian Ocean. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a visible image of the storm.
Tags: Science, Australia, Western Australia, Suomi NPP, NASA NOAA, Southern Indian Ocean, Veronica



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