Niran reaching peak intensity, image courtesy of Jagsko.

The southern hemisphere is currently in a white-hot situation, with cyclones Mirian, 91S, Niran and Habana. In this article, we will focus on cyclone Niran, which now becomes the second category 5 cyclone in 2021, on both Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale and the Australian scale. Niran is expected to bearRead More →

Cyclone Niran is currently at 90kts(165km/h) according to Force Thirteen and intensifying off of the Northeast Coast of Australia. Parts of the Australian coast are still experiencing adverse conditions, and Cyclone Warnings were only recently lifted. The JTWC expects a close pass by New Caledonia at an intensity of approximatelyRead More →

The tropics of Australia and the South Pacific are heating up quickly at the inter-tropical convergence zone (ITCZ), with invest 98S in Western Australia, tropical storms 16P, newly named Lucas (17P), and Ana lining up in the South Pacific tropics. Among them, the strongest one, Ana made landfall over VitiRead More →

Kimi strengthened more today, heading close to category 1 in the Saffir-simpson Hurricane Scale (SSHS). But it is expected to weaken soon with increasing wind shear striking it. Currently it is bringing some winds and heavy rainfall to the coast of Queensland, and now it’s forecasted to continue its south-southeastRead 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 →

In the past two days Yasa barely moves, but due to this, it absorbed so much energy and with good outflow, it has started to intensify more rapidly. Currently it is a category 5 cyclone in Australian scale and category 4 in SSHS. It is expected to continue its intensificationRead More →

The south Pacific basin is also kicking off with 2 disturbances, invest 90P (01F) and 91P formed on the intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) and the former may have a chance to go further, but where will it go is still very uncertain. Current Storm Information Invest 90P (01F)90P was numberedRead More →