Tropical Cyclone Faraji has rapidly intensified into a category 3-equivalent cyclone in the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, or SSHWS. Faraji is currently located near 14.9 degrees south, 79.7 degrees east, with maximum sustained winds of 115 mph (185 km/h) 1-minute sustained, and a minimum central pressure of 960 millibars, accordingRead More →

The Australian Region basin is now coming back with activity, as two tropical systems have recently formed, according to the Regional Specialized Meteorological Centre (RSMC) of the basin, the Bureau of Meteorology. Tropical Cyclone Kimi has formed 6 hours ago, currently located near 15.4 degrees south, 146.5 degrees east, approximatelyRead More →

After moving through Madagascar, Tropical Storm Chalane has begun re-intensifying in the Mozambique Channel, and officials in both Mozambique and Zimbabwe have begun preparations. Tropical Storm Chalane is located near 19.6 degrees south, 39.9 degrees east, approximately 157 nautical miles to the north of Europa Island. The storm has 1-minuteRead More →

Two low-pressure areas are now being monitored by the Philippines’ meteorological agency, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), and models are hinting for a rainy week ahead to the first day of the year 2021. According to PAGASA, the first low-pressure area is seen at 14.8 degreesRead More →

The South Pacific now has given birth to its first named storm, Yasa, and a new tropical storm. Tropical Storm Yasa (02F/05P) is located near 15.6 degrees south, 172.3 degrees east, approximately 381 nautical miles to the west-northwest of Suva, Fiji. The storm has sustained winds of 50 mph (85Read More →