Monday, October 25, 2010

Typhoon Megi / Cyclone Giri .. video report ..
N-E monsoon current expected along Tamilnadu coast from 28-Oct.. and heavy widespread showers from 29-Oct..
The circulation along Central Andhra coast to persist till 27-Oct... and it'll bring more showers along Andhra coast and N. Tamilnadu
Cyclone Giri .. a report ...

Cyclone Giri

Within a day of forming over the north Indian Ocean, Cyclone Giri intensified into a powerful Category 5 cyclone. This image, taken by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aquasatellite, shows the storm moving ashore over Myanmar (Burma) at 1:25 p.m. local time (6:55 UTC) on October 22, 2010.
The image shows a compact, mature storm with a well-defined eye and a circular shape. (Winds that break cyclones apart also distort the circular shape.) At the time, Giri had winds estimated at 125 knots (230 kilometers per hour or 140 miles per hour), a Category 4 storm. The storm was stengthening explosively, said the Joint Typhoon Warning Center. Just 6 hours earlier, Giri’s winds had been at 85 knots (160 km/hr or 100 mph). Five hours after the image was acquired, winds reached 135 knots (250 km/hr or 155 mph), making Giri the equivalent of a Category 5 hurricane.
The last large cyclone to strike Myanmar, Cyclone Nargis, had winds of 115 knots (210 km/hr or 130 mph) at its strongest. Nargis hit the low-lying and populated Irrawaddy Delta on May 3, 2008, causing extensive flooding that left more than 100,000 dead. Though stronger than Nargis, Giri was moving toward a less populated and less vulnerable region. The government had issued warnings ahead of the storm, reported CNN.
The large image is the highest-resolution version of the image. The image is available in additional resolutions from the MODIS Rapid Response System.

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Taiwan, Megi brought 45 inches (114 cm) of rain to Ilan county in the north-east over a 48-hour period last week
RT @expatlistfrance: News: China reeling from Typhoon Megi
Chennai - After some low cloud formation at around 10am. now 1:47pm its clear and dry, with max. temp. at 33.5 C (1:39pm).. wind from North
Mumbai cloudy and almost overcast with high medium clouds. Temperature reads 27.6c at 11.30 a.m.

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Tamilnadu coast can expected North East monsoon from evening of 27-Oct-2010 or from Morning of 28-Oct-2010
The upper level (500 hPa) air current is expected to become Easterly from evening of 26-Oct.. while the low level (850 hPa) will from 28-Oct
S-E Corner Bay is expected to pop a low circulation on 28-Oct.. and expected to track W-N-W.. towards S-E Tamilnadu and E. Srilanka
More showers expected along Andhra coast and N. Tamilnadu till 26-Oct.. while N-E monsoon is expected over N. Tamilnadu coast on 28-Oct
Present Low circulation over N. Andhra coast is expected to persist along entire Andhra coast till 26-Oct...
A clear looking early morning India with heavy activity along N-E Andhra.. due to a weak Low circulation in that zone..
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