Thursday, February 04, 2010

Tropical Cyclone Fami over Madagascar ..

Tropical Cyclone Fami

Tropical Cyclone Fami hovered over Madagascar and the Mozambique Channel on February 2, 2010. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this true-color image the same day.
On February 2, 2010, the U.S. Navy’s Joint Typhoon Warning Center reported that Fami was roughly 150 nautical miles (275 kilometers) southwest of Antananarivo, Madagascar. With maximum sustained winds of 30 knots (55 kilometers per hour) and gusts up to 40 knots (75 kilometers per hour), Fami was dissipating.
By Sunday the Western Disturbance will be over most of North India and slowly moving south-east ..
Another clear India with some signs of WESTERN disturbance moving in from North-west ..
Chennai - Max temperature touched 29.3°C (11:32am)
Chennai - Cold mornings continued today as well .. 20.0°C (6:49am)
Mango output may fall 40% on bad weather ..
Map of the change in annual linear snow cover from 1990 to 2001 ..
Black Carbon a Significant Factor in Melting of Himalayan Glaciers ..