Results tagged “Flooding”

Severe Flooding In The Pacific Northwest

Torrential rain in the Pacific Northwest spurred deadly floods and mudslides that have damaged infrastructure and isolated communities in Canada and the United States.

CYGNSS Can Detect Flooding

Hurricanes bring heavy rainfall and strong winds to coastal communities, a potent combination that can lead to devastating damage.

While Tropical Storm Bud was lashing parts of western Mexico and causing flooding that extended into the American Southwest, a tropical disturbance was spinning over the Gulf of Mexico and straddling southeastern Texas.

NASA analyzed rainfall data from slow-moving storms that triggered flash floods over parts of central Maryland and caused devastating flooding in historic Ellicott City, Maryland.

Southeast Asia's largest river winds as a red-brown channel of floodwater resulting from very heavy monsoon rainfall that affected populations from North Vietnam through Thailand and Myanmar to India, starting on 26 July.

NASA Images the Floods in Colorado

Intense rainfall in northern and eastern Colorado brought widespread, destructive flooding in mid-September 2013. Local citizens reported as much as 18 inches (46 centimeters) of rain from September 9 to 15, with some of the heaviest accumulation along the front range of the Rocky Mountains.

NASA's Iowa Flood Study Hangout

NASA experts and guests to discuss what they've seen so far in the field, what goes into a flood forecast, how scientists are improving them with better rain measurements, and the role of satellites for addressing flood hazards globally.

NASA Too Much, Too Little

Researchers need accurate and timely rainfall information to better understand and model where and when severe floods, frequent landslides and devastating droughts may occur. GPM's global rainfall data will help to better prepare and respond to a wide range of natural disasters.

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