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BINGIZA Intensifies to a Cat 3A Storm

Posted by feww on February 13, 2011

Cyclone BINGIZA Strengthens to a Cat 3A Storm with Sustained Winds of About 190km/hr


Cyclone BINGIZA – IR Satellite image (NHC Enhancement). Source: CIMSS.  Click image to enlarge.

At 09:00UTC Tropical Cyclone BINGIZA (TC13S) was located about 700km ENE of ANTANANARIVO, MADAGASCAR. The cyclone is moving westward at an average speed of about 10km/hr.

BINGIZA Details

  • Cyclone Position: ~ 16.0S 52.3E
  • MAX Sustained Winds: ~ 190Km/hr
  • Winds Gusts: 240km/hr
  • Source: JTWC and others

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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.

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