11 Mar '12, 12am

More than 100 dead, 330,000 homeless after storms hit Madagascar; damage worse in deforested areas

More than 100 dead, 330,000 homeless after storms hit Madagascar; damage worse in deforested areas

This rainfall analysis was made at the Goddard Space Flight Center using data from a near-real time Multi-satellite Precipitation Analysis (TMPA). TRMM-based near-real time Multi-satellite Precipitation Analysis (TMPA) data are used to monitor rainfall over the global Tropics. This analysis shows that between Feb 20-27 the tropical cyclone contributed to flooding rainfall totaling over 280mm (~11 inches). Image courtesy of NASA.

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0310-irina_damage.html

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