Monday, May 25, 2009

STH storm watch ..Tracking Cyclone "Aila"

Sub: Cyclone warning for West Bengal and north Orissa coasts. “Orange Message”

The cyclonic storm “AILA” over northwest & adjoining central Bay of Bengal remained practically stationary and lay centred at 2330 hours IST of today, the 24th May 2009 near lat. 19.00 N and long. 88.50 E, about 250 km east-southeast of Paradip, 300 km south-southeast of Sagar Island and 380 km southwest of Khepupara (Bangladesh). The system is likely to intensify further and move in a near northerly direction and cross West Bengal-Bangladesh coast near long. 88.50 E (about 50 km east of Sagar Island) around 25th May 2009 afternoon/evening.


The satellite image and warning are extracts from

Praful Rao

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