NASA analyzed the Tropical Cyclone Alcide precipitation before the discharge


On November 8, when the tropical Cyclone Alcide was peaked, the data collected on the GPM main satellite revealed that a strong tropical cyclone to produce extremely heavy rainfall. The GPM Radar (DPR Ku Band) indicates that high convective storms in the north-western part of Alcada's aircraft rained 255 mm (10 inches) per hour. Tropical cyclone Alcide in the western eye wall. Several such heavy rains have been found by GPM at a height of 16.0 km (9.92 miles). Credits: NASA / JAXA, Hal Pierce

Tropical Cyclone Alcide dissipated at the end of the week 11 and 12 in the South Indian Ocean.


However, when it was near the peak intensity, a global drain measurement mission or GPM major satellite provided rain fall frames.

GPM's main observation satellite, NASA and the Japanese Aeronautical Search Agency, JAXA, traveled to EDP (1559 UTC) on November 8, 2018, with a magnificent view of the tropical cyclone alkate. North of Madagascar. At that time, Alkid reached the peak intensity with a 95 wind storm, resulting in the Sahir-Symphony storm being the equivalent of two storms on the wind.

Data collected by GPM's microwave speed (GMI) and GPM dual frequency steam velocities (DPR) showed that the strong tropical cyclone was the heaviest heavy rainfall. The GPM Radar (DPR Ku Band) indicates that high convective storms in the north-western part of Alcada's aircraft rained 255 mm (10 inches) per hour.

GPM radar data (DPR Ku Band) was used to create a image to test the 3-D structure of sediments within the tropical cyclone alc. The strong tropical cyclone is well-defined for the south-west of this simulated view. GPM's DPR found that the strongest convection rain was located in the tailic cyclone Alcide's western eye wall. Several such heavy rains have been found by GPM at a height of 16.0 km (9.92 miles).

On November 11, the brightness of the tropical cyclone alcoda 12,3 to the south and 51.9 east latitude, about 529 miles northwest St Denis, La Reunion.


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The tropical cyclone Alcide sediment is observed on GPM satellite

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