Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Cyclone Carina - a perfect storm

Cyclone Carina was directly beneath the Meteosat-5 weather satellite when this image was taken. She is in the middle of the Indian Ocean miles from anywhere - Central pressure 910 hPals and wind gusts to 290km/h at at 1000 UTC 28 Feb. according to MTOTEC the Indian Ocean cyclone monitoring site based in Mauritius(thanks for the photo!) - I think. Click on image to see higher resolution.
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