Fire Earth

Earth is fighting to stay alive. Mass dieoffs, triggered by anthropogenic assault and fallout of planetary defense systems offsetting the impact, could begin anytime!

Cyclone BINGIZA

Posted by feww on February 12, 2011

BINGIZA to Intensify to a Cat 1 Storm


TC BINGIZA – IR Satellite image.
Source: CIMSS.  Click image to enlarge.

At 09:00UTC on February 12, TROPICAL CYCLONE BINGIZA (TC 13S) was located approx 815km (Position near 15.7ºS 53.6ºE) ENE of Antananarivo, Madagascar moving slowly southward in a weak steering environment, JTWC said.

BINGIZA is forecast to strengthen to a category 1 storm with sustained winds of near 150km/hr before making landfall.

3 Responses to “Cyclone BINGIZA”

  1. N. R. said

    the position labelled mauritius in this picture is not the right

    place. mauritius is found just near reunion island.

    saint brandon island has been labelled as mauritius.

  2. N. R. said

    [Mascarene Islands comprise Mauritius, Réunion and Rodrigues among others. See satellite image at http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view_rec.php?id=2423 Moderator ]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.