Florence, Mangkhut A Boon Of Disaster Data For Scientists
Weather and marine scientists are scrambling to analyze a torrent of data on the origins and impacts of the deadly Florence and Mangkhut storms. The data has been collected by satellites, gauges, robotic submarines, and other instruments.
Science Magazine reports that they are also assessing damage to research infrastructure.
In Asia, Typhoon Mangkhut made landfall early on 15 September local time on northern Luzon in the Philippines.
It killed at least 70 people, many in massive mudslides.