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Mauritius

NASA Catches Development of Tropical Cyclone Joaninha

Visible imagery from NASA’s Terra satellite showed Tropical Cyclone Joaninha in the Southern Indian Ocean, far to the east of Madagascar. On March 22 the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument aboard NASA’s Terra satellite provided…

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News and Press Release
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NASA
Posted:
25 Mar 2019

Kenya

NASA's IMERG Shows Devastating Rainfall Over East Africa

Heavy seasonal rainfall has recently caused flooding in Kenya and NASA analyzed and estimated the total rainfall using data from a suite of satellites and gauges. The heavy rainfall has resulted in the displacement of over 244,000…

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News and Press Release
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NASA
Posted:
06 May 2018

Madagascar

NASA Catches Tropical Cyclone Ava’s Landfall on Madagascar’s Coast

NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone Ava as it made landfall along the coast of northeastern Madagascar. On Jan. 5 at 5:24 a.m. EST (1024 UTC) the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument aboard…

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News and Press Release
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NASA
Posted:
06 Jan 2018

Madagascar

NASA Satellites See Tropical Cyclone Enawo Moving Through Central Madagascar

Tropical Cyclone Enawo continued to move through central Madagascar on a southern track as NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites gathered imagery and data on the powerful storm. The AIRS instrument or Atmospheric Infrared Sounder that flies aboard…

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News and Press Release
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NASA
Posted:
08 Mar 2017

Madagascar

NASA Sees Powerful Tropical Cyclone Enawo Make Landfall in Madagascar

Tropical Cyclone Enawo was battering the northeastern region of Madagascar when NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead on March 7. Enawo strengthened to the equivalent of a Category 4 or major hurricane and made landfall. On March…

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News and Press Release
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NASA
Posted:
07 Mar 2017

Madagascar

NASA Sees Cyclone Haruna Set its Eye on Madagascar

Residents of southwestern Madagascar were experiencing gusty winds, heavy rainfall and rough surf as Cyclone Haruna approaches for landfall on Feb. 21. NASA's Terra satellite captured a visible image of the storm that shows a clear…

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News and Press Release
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NASA
Posted:
22 Feb 2013

Madagascar

Three NASA Satellites See Wide-Eyed Cyclone Haruna

Cyclone Haruna strengthened into a cyclone and quickly developed an eye that became apparent on visible and infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite. NASA's TRMM satellite analyzed Haruna's heavy rainfall, and NASA and NOAA's Suomi NPP…

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News and Press Release
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NASA
Posted:
22 Feb 2013

Madagascar

NASA's TRMM Satellite Measures Heavy Rainfall In Madagascar from System 92S

Hurricane Season 2012: Tropical System 92S (Indian Ocean)02.28.12 › View larger image Rainfall derived from TRMM's Microwave Imager (TMI) and Precipitation Radar (PR) instruments shows that numerous intense storms were dropping rainfall at a rate of over 50mm/hr…

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News and Press Release
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NASA
Posted:
28 Feb 2012

Madagascar

NASA Rainfall Map Shows Flooding Rainfall from Cyclone Giovanna

[View larger image](https://www.nasa.gov/images/content/623874main_20120217_Giovanna_IMAGE1-FULL.jpg) This color-coded map shows the rain associated with Giovanna from February 8 to 14, 2012. Credit: NASA Earth Observatory image by Jesse Allen, using near-real-time data provided courtesy of TRMM Science Data and Information…

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News and Press Release
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NASA
Posted:
17 Feb 2012

Madagascar

Rain-Soaked Madagascar Again Threatened by Cyclone Giovanna

[View larger image](https://www.nasa.gov/images/content/623899main_20120216_Giovanna-IMAGE1-FULL.jpg) On infrared imagery from the NASA AIRS instrument, some thunderstorms from northeast to southeast of the center of Cyclone Giovanna were strong (purple) on imagery captured on February 17, 2012 at 1023 UTC (5:23…

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News and Press Release
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NASA
Posted:
17 Feb 2012