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Atmospheric River Swells Terrestrial Rivers

In late June 2019, a potent atmospheric river event carried soaking rain into southern Chile, dropping nearly a month’s worth of precipitation in just 48 hours.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Lauren Dauphin and Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey and MODIS data from NASA EOSDIS/LANCE and GIBS/Worldview. Story by Mike Carlowicz.

Published July 5, 2019
Data acquired July 1, 2019

Sources:
Aqua > MODIS
Landsat 7 > ETM+
Terra > MODIS