Recently in the Monsoon Category


India's southwest monsoon normally occurs between June and September and is known for being a summertime rainy season.

Composite image of a large area of convection which has persisted over central Australasia since 17 June, bringing localised flooding to some areas of Indonesia.

Not all raindrops are created equal. The size of falling raindrops depends on several factors, including where the cloud producing the drops is located on the globe and where the drops originate in the cloud.

Analyzing Pacific Storms From Space

NASA's RapidScat instrument spied tropical-storm-force winds in a weather system affecting the Pacific Northwestern U.S. and southwestern Canada on Sunday, March 6 and Monday, March 7. NOAA's GOES-West satellite provided an infrared look at the clouds associated with the system that blanketed the U.S. West Coast.

Extreme rain events fueled by the current strong El Nino have started to affect California.

Monsoons swell the mighty rivers of Bangladesh every year, often with disastrous results.

Monsoon rainfall, although a little later than normal, started on June 5, 2015, in southern India.

This photo was taken by the Expedition 40 crew aboard the International Space Station on 22 August 2014. It shows sun glint on the Babai and Ghaghara rivers in Nepal during Monsoon flooding.