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Hurricanes Daniel and Emilia continue to move away from land, Daniel aims Hawaii

Tropical storm Daniel strengthened and became the third hurricane over the weekend, and now Tropical Storm Emilia strengthened into the fourth hurricane of the season. Tropical storm Emilia formed on July 7 as tropical depression 5E and became a tropical storm on July

July 10, 2012

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Hurricane Daniel strengthens, two new tropical depressions forming

The tropics are definitely alive in the eastern Pacific with Hurricane Daniel spinning and the formation of two more tropical storms are on the horizon in eastern Pacific.Hurricane Daniel  is currently a category one hurricane. The hurricane is churning over water

July 08, 2012


Tropical Storm Daniel likely to become Pacific hurricane

Tropical Storm Daniel has formed in the eastern Pacific and it shows signs of further strengthening.According to US National Hurricane Center's (NHC) latest public advisory, the center of Tropical Storm Daniel was located near latitude 14.2N and longitude 11.7W and

July 06, 2012

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Tropical Depression 4E near Mexico getting better organized

A new tropical depression formed in the Eastern Pacific Basin along with a second tropical wave which may develop this weekend.  it is expected that this depression will strengthen into Tropical Storm "Daniel" which is the next name on the Eastern Pacific

July 05, 2012


New tropical cyclone forming in South China Sea

Formation of significant tropical cyclone is possible within 165 nm either side of a line from 15.9N 120.2E to 18.7N 114.9E within next 12 to 24 hours according to latest warning issued by Joint typhoon Warning Center (JTWC). The system is located 110 nm

July 04, 2012


Power outages in Washington, DC area (satellite view)

Extensive power outages in Washington, DC and Baltimore are visible in these images bellow posted by Earth Observatory on its website. Clouds obscure the lights of Philadelphia and other areas north and east of Baltimore. Of particular interest is the loss of light to

July 04, 2012


New tropical storm forming in Eastern Pacific near Mexico

Showers and thunderstorms associated with a Low Pressure Area located about 805 km (500 miles) south of Manzanillo, Mexico, continue to show signs of organization. The system could become a tropical depression at any time according to US National Hurricane Center. This

July 04, 2012


Veil of dust over Pakistan and Indus river valley

A veil of dust hangs over Pakistan, partially obstructing the view of the Indus River Valley. The valley usually appears as a large, green reversed S stretching from the Himalayas to the Arabian Sea. Also partially obscuring the land below is a layer of

July 03, 2012


"Super Derecho" of June 29, 2012. - One of the most destructive complexes of thunderstorms in memory

On June 29, 2012, a windstorm started in northwestern Indiana, and traveled more than 1,000 kilometers (600 miles) eastward across the Midwest and mid-Atlantic, cutting power to millions and killing thirteen people. More than 500 damaging wind reports were received

July 02, 2012


Dust over Red Sea and Gulf of Aden

Dust hangs over the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden. While the cloud of dust is thicker over the former, interesting criss-cross patterns in the dust, caused by changes in wind direction, can be seen over the latter. The two bodies of water are connected by the

July 01, 2012


India's monsoon seen picking up after slow start

The monsoon route is currently being tracked in central India. It is slowly advancing towards the northern region while the subcontinent experiencing 39 degrees Celsius.  Last year, pre-monsoons had already arrived in mid-June, and monsoon rains had arrived by the end

July 01, 2012

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Saharan dust over Canary Islands and Madeira

Saharan dust had spread across the Canary Islands and Madeira. The dust started blowing a couple of days earlier in Algeria and Mali, and traveled hundreds of kilometers toward the northwest. Over the Atlantic Ocean, the dust made a giant turn toward the east, in the

June 29, 2012


Tropical Storm Doksuri ready to landfall near Hong Kong

Tropical Storm Doksuri is currently in the South China Sea and is north-northeast of the Philippines. Potentially flooding rainfall and damaging winds could hammer Hong Kong as Doksuri makes landfall this weekend. Some strengthening is expected as it goes over warm

June 29, 2012


Remnants of Debby bring showers and thunderstorms to Bermuda

The track of the lingering Debby (just moved out of Florida and Georgia) is bringing bad weather to the islands of Bermuda through the end of the week. Debby was downgraded to Tropical Depression after making landfall in Florida on Tuesday, June 26th. During

June 29, 2012


Tropical Storm Doksuri (Dindo) heading toward Philippines and Taiwan

Tropical Depression Doksuri formed east of the Philippines on Tuesday. This depression currently has sustained winds of 35 mph with higher gusts and is enhancing rainfall across the central and southern Philippines.According to JTWC, Tropical Storm 07 W (Doksuri) is

June 26, 2012


Tropical Storm Debby made landfall in Florida

National Weather Service doppler radar data indicate that Debby has made landfall near Steinhatchee in Florida. According to National Hurricane Center at 21:00 UTC the center of Tropical storm Debby was located on the coast near latitude 29.5N and longitude 83.4W,

June 26, 2012


New Low Pressure Area forming near Philippines

According to PAGASA, the Active Low Pressure Area (ALPA) was estimated based on satellite and surface data at 930 km east of Borongan, Eastern Samar (11.8°N, 134.6°E). The other low pressure area east of Southern Luzon has now dissipated. JTWC reported winds at the

June 25, 2012