Severe Storms

Snow Blanket for the Andes
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Snow Blanket for the Andes

Back-to-back weather systems in July 2022 eased rainfall deficits in central Chile and added to the snowpack atop the mountain range.

Published Jul 18, 2022

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Hurricane Agatha Strikes Mexico
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Hurricane Agatha Strikes Mexico

In a potent start to the eastern Pacific hurricane season, the May storm brought torrential rain and fierce winds to Mexico’s Pacific Coast.

Published May 31, 2022

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Twin Cyclones in the Indian Ocean
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Twin Cyclones in the Indian Ocean

The pair of weakening storms probably will not bring catastrophe to land, but they lined up and put on a show for satellites.

Published May 9, 2022

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Deluge in South Africa
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Deluge in South Africa

In the KwaZulu-Natal coastal province, heavy rainfall spurred deadly flooding and landslides.

Published Apr 14, 2022

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Flooding in Eastern Australia
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Flooding in Eastern Australia

Yet another extreme precipitation event sent rivers out of their banks, inundating coastal towns and prompting evacuations.

Published Apr 8, 2022

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