Some features of this site are not compatible with your browser. Install Opera Mini to better experience this site.

Atmosphere

Fire Races Across Gran Canaria
Image

Fire Races Across Gran Canaria

The fire is tearing through pine forests in mountainous terrain on the second most populous of the Canary Islands.

Published Aug 19, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Land Human Presence Remote Sensing

Nighttime Swirls
Image

Nighttime Swirls

A common cloud pattern, known as von Kármán vortices, makes an appearance at night.

Published Aug 16, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Remote Sensing

Heavy Monsoon Rains Flood South Asia
Image

Heavy Monsoon Rains Flood South Asia

Western India and Burma (Myanmar) suffered through dramatic flooding and landslides in early August 2019.

Published Aug 14, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Water Drought Floods Severe Storms Human Presence Remote Sensing Temperature Extremes

Typhoon Lekima Nears China
Image

Typhoon Lekima Nears China

Twin typhoons continued to churn across the Western Pacific Ocean, threatening East Asian countries with destructive winds and rain.

Published Aug 9, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere Land Water Severe Storms Human Presence

Flying through a Fire Cloud
Image

Flying through a Fire Cloud

A rare flight through a thunderstorm triggered by a wildfire has atmospheric scientists buzzing.

Published Aug 9, 2019

Image of the Day Atmosphere Heat Land Fires Human Presence Remote Sensing