CURRENT TROPICAL CYCLONES
There are no active tropical cyclones at this time
South Indian OceanThere’s a tropical disturbance being referred to as Invest 99S, which is located approximately 475 NM southeast of Diego Garcia Here’s what the computer models are showing According to the JTWC, satellite imagery shows disorganized cloud banding wrapping into a weak low level circulation. Invest 99S is in an environment favorable for development, with good outflow aloft, warm sea surface temperatures…and low 10-15 knot wind shear. Global models are in good agreement that invest 99S will track to the west and consolidate over the next several days. Maximum sustained surface winds are estimated at 15-20 knots. The potential for the development of a significant tropical cyclone within the next 24 hours is upgraded to medium.
Here’s a link to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC)