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NASA satellites covering typhoon Amphan headed for landfall

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA satellites have been providing forecasters with various types of imagery on Typhoon Amphan as it heads toward a landfall near the border of eastern India and Bangladesh on May 20, 2020.

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The strongest, most dangerous hurricanes are now far more likely because of climate change, study shows – Washington Post

Damage from 2018’s Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla. (Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post) Andrew Freedman Editor focusing on extreme weather, climate change, science and the environment. May 18 at 3:00 PM A new study provides observational evidence that the…

Satellites eye typhoon Vongfong landfall in the Philippines

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA and NOAA satellites have been providing forecasters with satellite data that showed the strength and extent of Typhoon Vongfong as it made landfall in the Philippines and continued to track through the country. Warnings were in effect throughout several areas of the Philippines on May 14.

NASA finds Tropical Storm Jeruto’s displaced rainfall

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA analyzed weakening Tropical Storm Jeruto’s rainfall and found one small area of moderate rainfall displaced from the center, because of strong wind shear.

NASA sees tropical cyclone Irondro developing an eye

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) As Tropical Cyclone Irondro continues to move through the Southern Indian Ocean, NASA’s Terra satellite saw the storm developing an eye as it continued to intensify.

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

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) 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.

NASA find Herold a fading ex-tropical cyclone

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Former Tropical Cyclone Herold is now a fading area of low-pressure in the Southern Indian Ocean and NASA’s Aqua satellite provided forecasters with a visible image.

NASA finds little strength left in Tropical Cyclone Herold

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Wind shear pushed former Tropical Cyclone Herold apart and infrared imagery from NASA’s Aqua satellite showed the system with very little strength remaining.

6000-8000 km round trip flight of migratory wading birds tracked

(Shinshu University) Plovers winter and migrate utilizing rice paddy fields along their annual route. Little ringed plovers breeding in Nagano, Japan were tracked along their 6000 to 8000km round trip journey to gather previously unknown data regarding their course and preferred fueling sites.