New Satellite Tracks
Global Precipitation in Unprecedented Detail

Launched into space late last month, a new Earth-observing satellite from NASA and the Japan space agency has captured its first images, which show an extra-tropical cyclone off the coast of Japan at unprecedented resolution. READ MORE

 




This is a 3D view inside an extra-tropical cyclone observed off the coast of Japan on March 10 by the Global Precipitation Measurement Core Observatory's Dual-frequency Precipitation Radar. The vertical cross-section is approx. 4.4 miles (7 km) high and shows rain rates: Red areas indicate heavy rainfall, while yellow and blue indicate less intense rainfall. (Image Credit: JAXA/NASA)



 
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