Wednesday, May 21, 2014

STH stormwatch (21May2014) : TRMM Sees Stormy Bay Of Bengal + Updates

The TRMM website is one of the many that STH uses while keeping a track of the storms that brew up in the Bay of Bengal.
Placed below is an image juxtaposing the latest image of the storm taken from IMD with that on the TRMM website.

* Update at 0830h IST, 21May2014
The low pressure area over eastcentral Bay of Bengal & neighbourhood concentrated into depression at 0830 hours IST of today, the 21st May 2014 near latitude 15.5°N and longitude 90.5°E over eastcentral Bay of Bengal, about 490 km north­northwest of Port Blair.
It may intensify further into a deep depression during next 24 hours. It would move near northwards for some time andthen north­northeastwards towards Myanmar & adjoining Bangladesh coast during next 48 h

For anyone interested in details see here

Praful Rao,
Dist Darjeeling

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