Saturday, November 17, 2012

STH Stormwatch : Update on storm in Bay of Bengal (17Nov2012)

On 13Nov2012 STH reported the formation of a low pressure in the Bay of Bengal; today the storm has intensified into a "well-marked low with an associated cyclonic circulation upto 3.6km".
The storm which is also being reported by the U.S Navy's Joint Typhoon Warning Center is likely to intensify further.


For anyone interested in knowing how severe weather systems are classified :-

1. Low or Low pressure area
2. Depression or tropical depression
3. Deep depression
4. Cyclonic storm
5. Severe cyclonic storm
6. Very severe cyclonic storm
7. Super cyclonic storm

Praful Rao

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