Climate of Asia
The Climate of Asia is wet across southeast sections, and dry across much of the interior. Some of the largest daily temperature ranges on Earth occur in western sections of Asia. The monsoon circul...
Climate of Asia - Wikipedia
Boomerang: Could Hurricane Matthew Hit the US Twice?
Hurricane Matthew may boomerang on us: Will the Category 4 storm perform a dreaded 360-degree loop and head right back toward the U.S. East Coast?
Why Hurricane Categories Make A Big Difference
During a hurricane you usually hear meteorologists refer to its intensity by categories. If you don't know the difference between a category 1 and a category...
Hurricane Joaquin Lurks As Meteorologists Disagree Over Threat to U.S.
Joaquin strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane Wednesday. On that, the meteorologists agree. But the precarious path that the storm will take in the coming days — belting the East Coast or straying ...
Three Category 4 Hurricanes In The Pacific Ocean At The Same Time Make History
A very rare meteorological event occurred Saturday evening into early Sunday morning when three Category 4 hurricanes were ongoing simultaneously in the Pacific Ocean. At 11 p.m. EDT Saturday, Hurican...
'Unbelievable destruction' reported in Tropical Cyclone Pam's wake
The Australian Red Cross said via Twitter that "humanitarian needs will be enormous. Many people have lost their homes. Shelter, food and water (are) urgent priorities" in Port Vila. Meteorologists s...
Beauty of Nature in China
Scenic areas and natural reserves are built to better protect the nature and original flavor of some sights from damage of tourists. Mountains and waters often occur in literary works to express great...
Tiny Plankton Could Steer Giant Hurricanes
Microscopic plants less than half a centimeter across may be able to change the paths of 300-mile-wide tropical storms, due to their ability to change the color of the surface of the sea ...
Tropical cyclone
A fascinating look at how a little girl walking in the sand of the African desert could cause a hurricane 4000 miles away in the USA. Great video from BBC sh...
Monsoon
Monsoon ( /mɒnˈsuːn/; /mɑːnˈsuːn/) is traditionally defined as a seasonal reversing wind accompanied by corresponding changes in precipitation, but is now used to describe seasonal changes in atmosph...
Monsoon - Wikipedia
Tropical cyclone
A tropical cyclone is a rapidly rotating storm system characterized by a low-pressure center, strong winds, and a spiral arrangement of thunderstorms that produce heavy rain. Depending on its locatio...
Tropical cyclone - Wikipedia
Typhoons in the Philippines
In the Philippines, tropical cyclones (typhoons) are called bagyo. Tropical cyclones entering the Philippine Area of Responsibility are given a local name by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical an...
Typhoons in the Philippines - Wikipedia
Geography of Bangladesh
Bangladesh is a low-lying, riverine country located in South Asia with a largely marshy jungle coastline of 710 km (441 mi) on the northern littoral of the Bay of Bengal. Formed by a delta p...
Geography of Bangladesh - Wikipedia
Geography of China
China stretches some 5,026 kilometers across the East Asian landmass. China is bordered in the east by the East China Sea, Korea Bay, Yellow Sea, Taiwan Strait, and South China Sea, and shares land bo...
Geography of China - Wikipedia
Climate of India
India's geography and geology are climatically pivotal: the Thar Desert in the northwest and the Himalayas in the north work in tandem to effect a culturally and economically break-all monsoonal regim...
Climate of India - Wikipedia
Climate of Japan
Japan is an island nation in East Asia comprising a stratovolcanic archipelago extending along the Pacific coast of Asia. It lies between 24° to 46° north latitude and from 123° to 146° east longitude...
Climate of Japan - Wikipedia
Climate of Pakistan
Pakistan has recorded one of the highest temperatures in the world – 53.5 °C (128.3 °F) – on 26 May 2010. It is not only the hottest temperature ever recorded in Pakistan, but al...
Climate of Pakistan - Wikipedia
Climate of Russia
The climate of Russia is formed under the influence of several determining factors. The enormous size of the country and the remoteness of many areas from the sea result in the dominance of the contin...
Climate of Russia - Wikipedia
Geography of Sri Lanka
The main island of Sri Lanka, formerly called Ceylon, is an island in the Indian Ocean belongs to Sri Lanka, located in Southern Asia, southeast of India, in a strategic location near major Indian Oce...
Geography of Sri Lanka - Wikipedia
Geography of Taiwan
Taiwan (historically called Formosa, from Portuguese: Ilha Formosa, "Beautiful Island", [ˌiʎɐ fuɾˈmɔzɐ]) is an island in East Asia; it is located some 180 kilometres (112 miles) off the southeastern c...
Geography of Taiwan - Wikipedia
Boomerang: Could Hurricane Matthew Hit the US Twice?
Hurricane Matthew may boomerang on us: Will the Category 4 storm perform a dreaded 360-degree loop and head right back toward the U.S. East Coast?
Rainband
A rainband is a cloud and precipitation structure associated with an area of rainfall which is significantly elongated. Rainbands can be stratiform or convective, and are generated by differences in ...
Rainband - Wikipedia
Tropical cyclone rainfall climatology
A tropical cyclone rainfall climatology is developed to determine rainfall characteristics of past tropical cyclones. A tropical cyclone rainfall climatology can be used to help forecast current or u...
Tropical cyclone rainfall climatology - Wikipedia
Tropical cyclone forecasting
Tropical cyclone forecasting is the science of forecasting where a tropical cyclone's center, and its effects, are expected to be at some point in the future. There are several elements to tropical c...
Tropical cyclone forecasting - Wikipedia