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Tag Archives: Met Office storms
Cyclone Mekunu closes in on Oman
In the two months prior to the onset of the Indian monsoon in early June, cyclones occasionally form in the North Indian Ocean. This year so far has seen the formation of two cyclones in the region – Sagar and … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged cyclone, Indian Meteorological Department, Met Office, Met Office storms, weather forecasting Comments Off on Cyclone Mekunu closes in on Oman
Typhoon Melor bringing stormy weather to the Philippines
After an extremely active northern hemisphere tropical cyclone season in 2015, the last couple of weeks have been very quiet. This is not unusual as the season often tails off in November and December. However, there has been a sting … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged flooding, JMA, landslides, Melor, Met Office Storm Tracker, Met Office storms, Philippines, Typhoon, wind 5 Comments
Cyclone Phailin and more Pacific Typhoons
As per forecasts discussed in our blog last week, Cyclone Phailin struck the east coast of India over the weekend with winds estimated at near 130 mph. It brought a strong storm surge along the coast and more than 230 … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged cyclone, india, Japan, JMA, Met Office, Met Office storms, Phailin, Typhoon 1 Comment
Stormy days ahead in the Tropics
Whilst in the UK attention is focused on the weather for the coming Bank Holiday weekend, in the tropics it looks set to be a stormy few days ahead. Typhoon Tembin has winds of over 100 mph and is set to make landfall … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office in the Media Tagged Isaac, Met Office storms, Tembin Comments Off on Stormy days ahead in the Tropics
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