"Convective storms"

Convective storm life cycle and environments near the Sierras de Córdoba, Argentina

Satellite observations have revealed that some of the world's most intense deep convective storms occur near the Sierras de Córdoba, Argentina, South America. A C-band, dual-polarization Doppler weather radar recently installed in the city of Córdoba …

Regional contrast of mesoscale convective system structure prior to and during monsoon onset across South America

In this study, a 10-yr (1998-2007) climatology of observations from the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite is used to study regional mechanisms of monsoon onset across tropical and subtropical South America. The approach is to …