Friday, December 1, 2017

Cyclone Ockhi

The cyclonic storm ‘OCKHI’ over Southeast Arabian Sea continued to move north-west with a speed of 17 kmph during past 06 hours, intensified into a severe cyclonic storm and lay centred at 0530 hrs IST of today, the 01st December, 2017 over southeast Arabian Sea near Latitude 8.8º N and Longitude 74.0º E, about 110 km north-northeast of Minicoy and 290 km southeast of Amini Divi. The system is very likely to intensify further during next 24 hours. It is very likely to continue to move west-northwest across Lakshadweep Islands during next 24 hours and then move north/north-west during the subsequent 48 hours.

The cyclone has affected Lakshadweep Islands, south Indian states Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, with presence of heavy rain and gusting winds. It also covers island countries such as Maldives. 

Here are high resolution images received from Russian Weather Satellite : Meteor M N-2 today morning at 10:00AM IST (1 Dec 2017). 

Thermal Image : 30/12/2017 - 10:00PM IST


Colour - Precipitation


About Devendra Kulkarni

Plane Spotter & Aviation Photographer from India. Crazy about planes & flying machines, exploring new things over different domains such as Tech. Space. Aviation. Travel. Adventure. and many more.

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