Typhoon Kammuri lashed the Philippines on Monday, forcing the evacuation of tens of thousands of residents and the closure of Manila's international airport as a safety precaution.... PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Evacuations, airport closure as Typhoon Kammuri nears Philippines  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Typhoon Kammuri barrelled towards the Philippines on Monday, pushing tens of thousands of people into evacuation centres and prompting authorities to order a temporary closure of Manila's international airport as a safety... more
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At least four people are known to have died after a powerful typhoon ripped through the Philippines, officials said Wednesday, with high-speed winds prompting large-scale evacuations, tearing off roofs and... more
NASA catches typhoon Kammuri post landfall  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP or S-NPP satellite provided infrared and night-time imagery of Typhoon Kammuri shortly after it made landfall in the Philippines. more
Satellite imagery shows Typhoon Kammuri's center obscured  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
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NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with infrared and nighttime views of Typhoon Kammuri that showed the storm continued to strengthen. Satellite imagery provided a look at the clouds and storms over the storm's... more
NASA analyzes Kammuri's heavy rainfall  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
NASA provided analyses of Typhoon Kammuri's heavy rainfall on its track through the Northwestern Pacific Ocean using the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite. more
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NASA analyzed the cloud top temperatures in Typhoon Kalmaegi using infrared light to determine the strength of the storm. Kalmaegi is known locally as Ramon in the Philippines where warnings are in... more
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NASA-NOAA satellite finds tropical storm Kammuri strengthening  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over Tropical Storm Kammuri in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and found several areas of very strong thunderstorms. more
Suomi NPP satellite finds Kammuri weakening in South China Sea  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
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The eagles have landed: Singapore shows off rare Philippine raptors  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
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Hundreds of children ran a charity road race through poisonous smog in New Delhi on Thursday, triggering a storm of criticism about the damage to their... more
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NASA infrared data shows strength in Fengshen  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
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The Indian capital's notorious air pollution hit "emergency" levels again Wednesday, coinciding with a visit by Britain's Prince Charles. more
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