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Cyclones Attack Australia

Posted by feww on January 21, 2010

TC MAGDA  Approaches, another Cyclone  Forms

TROPICAL CYCLONE MAGDA (TC 08S)

  • Time/Date: 21 January 2010 – 09:00UTC
  • Position: 14.5S 123.4E 
  • Sustained Movement: 170 degrees
  • Forward speed: 9km/hr (5 kt)

Current wind distribution:

  • Maximum Sustained winds: 110 km/hr (60 kt)
  • Maximum Gusts:  140 km/hr (75 kt)
  • Maximum Significant Wave Height 4.75m (14 ft)
  • Source: JTWC and Others

Observation:

Tropical cyclone MAGDA (TC 08S) was located about 825km (445 NM) NE of HEADLAND, AUSTRALIA, Tracking south at near 9 km/hr (5 kt). The cyclone is
forecast to intensify aided by low vertical wind sheer and warm sea surfece temperatures in the next  36 hours.


Source: Image from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite MTSAT-1R via Bureau of Meteorology. Image may be subject to copyright. Click images to enlarge and update.


Source: Image from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite MTSAT-1R via Bureau of Meteorology. Image may be subject to copyright. [Inset tags refer to the probability of Cyclone formation.]

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