Looking Inside Hurricane Rina
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Published October 28, 2011
Sensors from the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission gave scientists this view inside Hurricane Rina in October 2011.
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Typhoons Nesat and Nalgae Soak The Philippines
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Published October 4, 2011
This image shows rainfall totals in the Western Pacific from September 26 to October 2, 2011, when Typhoon Nesat and Super Typhoon Nalgae caused intense flooding and other storm damage in the Philippines and southeastern Asia.
Published September 28, 2011
A swath of heavy rain defines the track of Typhoon Nesat in this rainfall map.
Published September 21, 2011
This three dimensional view reveals the core of Typhoon Roke on September 19 as the storm was intensifying.
Tropical Storm Talas
Published September 6, 2011
This color-coded map shows rainfall amounts associated with Tropical Storm Talas, the deadliest storm to strike Japan since 2004.
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Rainfall from Hurricane Irene
Published August 30, 2011
This color-coded map shows the storm track and rainfall totals associated with Hurricane Irene from August 22 to 28, 2011.
The Evolution of Hurricane Irene
Published August 29, 2011
This series of images provide a 3D map of rainfall inside Hurricane Irene as the storm developed between August 21 and August 24, 2011.
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Published August 24, 2011
This view of rain inside Hurricane Irene reveals a strong, mature storm with circular bands of heavy rain on August 24, 2011.
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The Eye Inside Irene
Though no eye was apparent in visible satellite images, patterns of rainfall reveal a fully developed eye at the center of Hurricane Irene on August 23.
Published August 22, 2011
This view inside Hurricane Irene reveals a small area of heavy rain concentrated in a towering cloud, a sign that the storm is probably strengthening.
Record Runoff into the Missouri Basin
Published July 24, 2011
This color-coded map shows rainfall anomalies in the western United States in May 2011. Rainfall in May contributed to record runoff into the Missouri River Basin in June 2011.
Rainfall from Typhoon Ma-on
Published July 22, 2011
This color-coded image shows the storm track and rainfall amounts associated with Typhoon Ma-on in July 2011.
Flooding in India
Published July 21, 2011
This color-coded map shows precipitation amounts over India, Nepal, and the surrounding region July 10 to 16, 2011.
Heavy Rains in China
Published June 22, 2011
This color-coded image shows rainfall amounts over eastern China from June 13 to 19, 2011, when heavy rain inundated multiple provinces.
Heavy Rain in Southeast Asia
Published June 13, 2011
This color-coded image shows rainfall amounts over southern China from June 3 to 9, 2011, when heavy rain inundated multiple provinces.
Heavy Rains from Tropical Storm Aere
Published May 16, 2011
This color-coded image shows rainfall amounts over the Philippines associated with Tropical Storm Aere from May 5 to 12, 2011.
Heavy Rain in Namibia and South Africa
Published May 12, 2011
In early May 2011, more rain fell in one day in parts of Namibia and South Africa than typically falls in an entire year.
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Heavy Rain in Central United States
Published April 27, 2011
This map depicts rainfall for the Midwestern U.S. from April 19 to 25, 2011, when severe rains added to spring melt to bring dozens of rivers above flood stage.
Unseasonably Heavy Rain Floods Thailand
Published April 2, 2011
This satellite-based rain map shows more than 1,200 millimeters (47 inches) of rain falling on parts of Thailand between March 23 and March 30, 2011.
Rains from Tropical Cyclone Carlos
Published February 22, 2011
This color-coded image shows rainfall amounts along the northwestern coast of Australia from February 15 to 22, 2011. Heaviest amounts are in dark blue and lightest amounts are in light green.
Heavy Rains in Sri Lanka
Published February 8, 2011
This map shows rainfall amounts over Sri Lanka February 1 through 7, 2011. Heaviest rain appears in blue and lightest rain appears in green.
Rainfall from Tropical Cyclone Yasi
Published February 4, 2011
This color-coded map shows rainfall amounts associated with Tropical Cyclone Yasi from January 28 to February 3, 2011.
Heavy Rains across Malaysia
Published January 31, 2011
This color-coded image shows rainfall amounts over Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines January 24–30, 2011.
Heavy Rains in Philippines
Published January 19, 2011
This color-coded image shows rainfall amounts over the Philippines from January 12 to 18, 2011. The heaviest rainfall is concentrated over the eastern seaboard.
Heavy Rains in Queensland
Published January 12, 2011
This rainfall map shows the concentrated area of intense rain that led to devastating flash flooding in Queensland, Australia, on January 10, 2011.
Published January 10, 2011
This color-coded image shows rainfall amounts over Sri Lanka and the Bay of Bengal January 3–9, 2011.