Tropical Cyclone Gaja approaching Southeastern India (News)



IMAGE: NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite tv for pc handed over the Northern Indian Ocean and captured a visual picture of Tropical Cyclone Gaja approaching the southeastern coast of India at 2:36 a.m. EDT (0736…
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Tropical Cyclone Gaja continued to trace towards a landfall in southeastern India when NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite tv for pc flew over the Bay of Bengal and offered a visual picture of the storm.

Suomi NPP handed over Gaja on Nov. 14 at 2:36 a.m. EDT (0736 UTC) and the VIIRS instrument offered a visual picture. The VIIRS picture confirmed Gaja appeared extra organized than the day past as highly effective thunderstorms circled the middle. A thick band of thunderstorms wrapped into the low degree heart from the japanese quadrant.

At four a.m. EDT (0900 UTC) Tropical Cyclone Gaja was situated close to 12.6 levels north latitude and 84.5 levels east longitude. That is about 623 nautical miles south-southwest of Calcutta, India. Gaja is transferring to the west-southwest and has most sustained winds close to 45 knots (52 mph/83 kph).

The Regional Specialised Meteorological Heart for Tropical Cyclones over the Northern Indian Ocean or RSMC has issued a tropical storm warning for southern India. For updates go to:

The Joint Storm Warning Heart or JTWC forecasters count on Gaja to trace over the southern Indian Peninsula, the place might seemingly maintain collectively and attain the Arabian Sea.


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