BRUCE could Intensify to a Super Cyclonic Storm
Posted by feww on December 20, 2013
Cyclone BRUCE could strengthen to a Super Cyclonic Storm – probability: 0.23
FIRE-EARTH models show Cyclone BRUCE could potentially intensify to a Super Cyclonic Storm packing sustained winds of about 255 km/h with probability of 23 percent.
Approximate location of Cyclone BRUCE as of 07:00UTC on December 20, 2013 marked on CIMMS SST map.
FIRE-EARTH Estimates – at 11:00UTC on December 20, 2013
- Cyclone AMARA (TC 03S) was located near 18.5ºS, 64.9ºE packing winds of about 215Km/hr.
- Cyclone BRUCE (TC 04S) was located near 13.8ºS, 87.7ºE with sustained winds of about 230Km/hr.
Cyclones AMARA (TC 03S) and BRUCE (TC 04S). IS/SWIR [FIRE-EARTH Enhancement] Satellite image – recorded at 09:30UTC on December 20, 2013. Original Image Source: CIMSS/SSEC/WISC.
- Tropical Cyclones AMARA and BRUCE December 19, 2013