Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service (AHOPS)
Big Sandy River

Interesting Weather Facts
La Runion Island (east of Madagascar) in February 2007 when Tropical Cyclone Gamede ( was traversing the Indian Ocean. An article in the May 2009 issue of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society reports that this storm set two world records: a rainfall rate of 3,929 mm in 72 hours (154.7 inches in 3 days) and a 4 day total accumulation of 4,869 mm (191.7 inches about 16 feet of water!).