Torrential rains lashed India's financial hub Mumbai for the second time in weeks on Tuesday, flooding low-lying areas and paralyzing traffic at the country's second busiest airport after a plane overshot the runway.
Anotonio J. Busalacchi is the president of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, a nonprofit consortium of 110 colleges and universities across the United States and Canada focused on research and training in the atmospheric and related sciences. When a deadly hurricane last plowed directly into downtown Miami, back in 1926, the city had fewer […]
Hurricane Maria, the second maximum-strength storm to rage over the Caribbean this month, killed at least one person in Guadeloupe and barreled toward the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Tuesday after devastating the small island nation of Dominica.
The sunrise Monday morning was incredible. It began drab, gray and cloudy but then suddenly exploded in color as the sun rose above the horizon and cleared a low deck of clouds. The resulting scene, while momentary and fleeting, resembled an oil painting. And the crazy sunrise was preceded by the conjunction of the moon and Venus in […]
Former Hurricane Otis was not showing any thunderstorm development or precipitation on satellite imagery on Sept. 19. As a result, the National Hurricane Center declared Otis a remnant low pressure area.
Images of monster Category 5 hurricanes from space are hard to stop staring at. They unmask the structure of one of nature's most powerful forces in vivid and striking detail. The satellite views of Category 5 Hurricane Maria are no exception, coming just two weeks after we gazed at the mind-blowing pictures of Hurricane Irma. […]
Jose has been a named storm for nearly two weeks now as it continues to slowly move northward off the US East Coast east of the Outer Banks of North Carolina. NASA's GPM satellite and NOAA's GOES East satellites have provided a look at the rainfall and movement of this long-lived storm.