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Dec
01
2016

Tropical Cyclone Activity Report – Pacific / Indian Oceans

Tropical Cyclone 04B (Nada) is dissipating over the Bay of Bengal…and is located about 850 NM south-southwest of Calcutta, India – Final Warning

 

PDC Global Hazards Atlas displaying rainfall accumulation over the last 24-hours, Tropical Cyclone Segments and Positions for retiring Tropical Cyclone 04B (Nada)

PDC Global Hazards Atlas displaying rainfall accumulation over the last 24-hours, Tropical Cyclone Segments and Positions for retiring Tropical Cyclone 04B (Nada)

Tropical Cyclone 04B (Nada) is dissipating over the Bay of Bengal…just north of Sri Lanka

Here’s the latest satellite image of this system…along with what the computer models are showing.

According to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC), satellite images depict a symmetric fully exposed low level circulation center…with virtually no associated deep convection.

Currently TC Nada is tracking westward.

Wind shear is expected to remain unfavorable over the next 12 hours, as TC 04B continues westward…making landfall over southern India in the next 6-12 hours.

Full dissipation is expected while over land within 24 hours.

This is the Final Warning on this system.

Maximum sustained winds as of the JTWC Warning #8 were 35 knots with gusts of 45 knots.

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The 2016 Eastern Pacific hurricane season has ended. Routine issuance of the NHC Tropical Weather Outlook will resume on May 15, 2017 for the Eastern Pacific. During the off-season, Special Tropical Weather Outlooks will be issued as conditions warrant. The PDC will begin issuing its Tropical Cyclone Activity Reports for the Eastern Pacific on the 15th of May, 2017.

The 2016 Eastern Pacific hurricane season was the first time since 2011 in which no tropical cyclones occurred in May, and the first time since 2007 that no named storms formed in the month of June.

It was another active season that produced a total of 22 named storms, 13 hurricanes and six major hurricanes. Although the season was very active, it was not as active as the previous two seasons…featuring sporadic periods of inactivity, particularly at the beginning and towards the end of the season.

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/tafb_latest/tws_pac_latest.gif2016 Hurricane Season Summary for the Eastern Pacific Ocean

First system formed January 7, 2016 (record earliest)
Last system dissipated November 26, 2016
Strongest storm1 Seymour – 150 mph (240 km/h)
Total depressions 23
Total storms 22
Hurricanes 13
Major hurricanes (Cat. 3+) 6
Total fatalities 9 total
Total damage $96 million (2016 USD)

 

The 2016 Central Pacific hurricane season has ended. Routine issuance of the NHC Tropical Weather Outlook will resume on June 1st, 2017. During the off-season, Special Tropical Weather Outlooks will be issued as conditions warrant. The PDC will begin issuing its Tropical Cyclone Activity Reports for the Central Pacific on the 1st of June, 2017 as well.

The central Pacific, the portion of the eastern Pacific between the International Dateline and 140°W, had its most active year on record, with fifteen tropical cyclones forming in or entering the basin.

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Eastern North Pacific

The eastern Pacific hurricane season officially ended on November 30. Therefore, the last regularly scheduled tropical weather outlook of the 2016 hurricane season has occurred. During the off-season, special tropical weather outlooks will be issued as conditions warrant. The Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) will begin coverage of the eastern Pacific again on May 15, 2017.

Central North Pacific

The central north Pacific hurricane season officially ended on November 30. Therefore, the last regularly scheduled tropical weather outlook of the 2016 hurricane season has occurred. During the off-season, special tropical weather outlooks will be issued as conditions warrant. The Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) will begin coverage of the central Pacific again on June 1, 2017.

Satellite image of this area

Western North Pacific

 There are no current tropical cyclones

South Pacific

There are no current tropical cyclones

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North Indian Ocean

Tropical Cyclone 04B (Nada) – Final Warning

JTWC textual forecast
JTWC graphical track map
NOAA satellite Image

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South Indian Ocean

There are no current tropical cyclones

Satellite image of this area

North Arabian Sea

There are no current tropical cyclones

Satellite image of this area

 

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