Natural Event

Flooding in Northern Luzon
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Flooding in Northern Luzon

In the wake of three typhoons within a month, the Philippines provinces of Cagayan and Isabela have seen some of their worst flooding in decades.

Published Nov 19, 2020

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Mapping Landslide Hazards in Central America
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Mapping Landslide Hazards in Central America

After severe hurricanes dropped torrential rain on Guatemala, Nicaragua, and other countries, NASA researchers worked to map potential landslide hazards.

Published Nov 18, 2020

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A Busy Season for Crop Fires in Northwestern India
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A Busy Season for Crop Fires in Northwestern India

Burning leftover straw after the rice harvest has once again blanketed the region with smoke.

Published Nov 17, 2020

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Dangerous Hurricane Iota Sets Late-Season Records
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Dangerous Hurricane Iota Sets Late-Season Records

Before 2020, only four category 4 or 5 hurricanes had ever made landfall in Nicaragua. Now two are going to land in just two weeks.

Published Nov 16, 2020

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Vamco Thrashes the Philippines
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Vamco Thrashes the Philippines

The typhoon brought strong winds and flooding to Manila.

Published Nov 12, 2020

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