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Monthly Archive: April 2015

Apr
30
2015

Hazard Highlights

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This Week in Hazards; Introducing “RVA Country Profiles” Over the past week, PDC has supported response operations in Nepal after a 7.8M earthquake devastated the country’s central and western regions. With much of the world focused on the severely affected Kathmandu Valley and remote mountain villages of Nepal, here’s an overview of Hazards impacting other …

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Apr
30
2015

Tropical Cyclone Activity Report – Pacific / Indian Oceans

Tropical Cyclone 24S (Quang) is active in the South Indian Ocean…located approximately 279 NM northwest of Learmonth, Australia Tropical Cyclone (Quang) had a rapid intensification during the last 24 hours, over what was expected…although is forecast to quickly weaken as it approaches the northwest coast of Australia A near current NASA satellite image of this tropical …

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Apr
29
2015

Tropical Cyclone Activity Report – Pacific / Indian Oceans

Tropical Cyclone 24S (Quang) is active in the South Indian Ocean…located approximately 494 NM northwest of Learmonth, Australia Tropical Cyclone (Quang) will likely fall just short of reaching 65 knots…eventually impacting the northwest Australian coast as a much weaker system A near current NASA satellite image of this tropical cyclone Here’s a real-time wind profile of …

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Apr
28
2015

Tropical Cyclone Activity Report – Pacific / Indian Oceans

There are no active tropical cyclones in the Pacific or Indian Oceans There are no active tropical cyclones…although there continues to be an area of disturbed weather in the Indian Ocean This tropical disturbance is being referred to as Invest 98S, and is located approximately 525 NM north-northwest of Learmonth, Australia. Satellite imagery shows persistent …

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Apr
27
2015

Special Weather Summary for Nepal Earthquake

Weather Circumstances in relation to the Recent Devastating Nepalese Earthquake…are Slowing Down Rescue Efforts at Times Most of the rainiest weather during the past three days, since the major earthquake event on Saturday, has occurred outside of the Kathmandu area. The PDC TRMM 3 day rainfall accumulation map, shown above, points out the heaviest precipitation …

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