The powerful Tropical Cyclone Veronica is slowly tracking towards the coast of Western Australia. The coastal areas are bracing for a particularly intense effects, enhanced by the systems slow motion. Strong winds and torrential rainfall is expected. The system reached Category 4 strength Thursday, with maximum sustained winds of 195 km/h, sporting a tight, pinhole eye and eyewall and undergoing several eyewall replacement cycles (ERCs). It has been on a gradual weakening trend since then. At 1h UT this morning, March 23, Veronica was a Category 1 system with peak sustained winds of 145 km/h. It has is, however, indicating strengthening over the past several hours, completing a large circular eye. Tropical cyclone Veronica as seen by Himawari-8 satellite today, […]
Kaljo Põllu „Kahekesi“ sarjast „Kodalased“ (1973).
The first of the two tropical cyclones affecting Australia right now, tropical cyclone Trevor, made landfall this morning European time. It hit the coast of the Northern Territory as a Category 4 system. Trevor strengthened from category 3 to category 4 as is passed over the warm waters of the Gulf of Carpentaria yesterday. It made landfall just SE of Sir Edward Pellew Islands, near the evacuated town of Borroloola – one of a number of towns evacuated ahead of Trevor’s landfall. The Category 4 tropical cyclone is producing winds gusting up to 280 km/h and is expected to dump up to 200-250 mm of rainfall by late on Sunday. Tropical cyclone Trevor as seen by Himawari-8 satellite today, March […]
VALID FOR 23-03-2019 Severe Weather Outlooks FAQ SYNOPSIS An upper ridge still dominates most of Europe while a deep trough from the N Atlantic pushes into Scandinavia with an associated intense surface low pushed into Norway. An upper low moves across the E Black Sea and brings a cold front towards the Middle East. Upper lows are also located over Morocco and Tunisia. DISCUSSION ENH risk has been issued for E Iceland across the Norwegian sea into W Norway with threat for severe to extremely severe winds, locally reaching above 120 km/h. SLGT risk has been issued for areas surrounding the ENH risk including south, central and north Iceland, Faroe islands, N Scotland, parts of Norway and NW Sweden with […]
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