Category Archives: Tropical Cyclones

Tropical Cyclone Matmo forms over the Bay of Bengal

TC Matmo has developed over the Bay of Bengal ESE of Visakhapatnam, India and was moving northeastward at 4 knots with max winds of 35 knots. Environmental conditions favor development and Matmo is forecast to turn more towards the northwest … Continue reading

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Update: Super Typhoon Halong how with max winds 155 knots

Super Typhoon Halong has continued to strengthen and now has max winds of 155 knots (180 mph) as it moves north-northwestward over the western North Pacific ESE of Iwo To.  This makes Halong the strongest western North Pacific typhoon of the 2019 … Continue reading

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Typhoon Halong strengthens over western North Pacific

Typhoon Halong, northeast of Saipan has been moving NW at 6 knots with max winds of 115 knots with maximum significant wave heights to 30 feet.  Currently hurricane force winds extend outward 20-30 nm and 50 knot or higher winds … Continue reading

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TD 24 nears Tropical Storm strength over West Pacific

Tropical Depression 24 located about 713 NM east of Guam has been moving NW at 8 knots with max winds of 30 knots. Recent satellite data suggest that rapid deepening may be underway and could reach typhoon strength within 36 … Continue reading

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Update: Tropical Cyclone Maha over Arabian Sea

TC Maha, located about 469 NM south of Karachi has been moving NW at 8 knots with max winds now at 60 knots with a maximum significant wave height of about 19 feet.  Maha is forecast to intensify to over … Continue reading

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Subtropical Storm Rebekah forms within larger North Atlantic Gale

Update: The disturbance within the larger North Atlantic gale low has been designated as a subtropical cyclone by the NHC with an initial intensity of 40 knots. Like Pablo just a few days ago, Rebekah is currently rotating around a larger non-tropical … Continue reading

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Possible Subtropical Storm forming within larger North Atlantic Gale

Showers associated with a low pressure system located several hundred miles west of the westernmost Azores continue to show signs of organization. If the current organization of shower activity persists, advisories will likely be initiated on a tropical or subtropical storm later today … Continue reading

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New Tropical Cyclone forms off SW Coast of India

A new Tropical Cyclone (05A) has formed off the southwest coast of India and was moving NW at 14 knots with max winds of about 45 knots. This system is moving over warm ocean water so continued strengthening is expected, … Continue reading

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Tropical Cyclone Kyarr now 130 knots over Arabian Sea

Tropical Cyclone Kyarr, over the Arabian Sea about 402 NM ESE of Masirah Island has been moving WNW at 7 knots with max winds of 130 knots. Ocean temperatures remain warm at 28-29 C so Kyarr will remain over warm … Continue reading

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Pablo now a hurricane over the eastern North Atlantic

Pablo is now a hurricane over the eastern North Atlantic with max winds of 65 knots even though it is moving over relatively cool ocean waters.  Pablo is moving N-NE at 28 knots over even colder ocean water so it … Continue reading

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