Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Image of "Laila" as on 08.00 IST on 19th. May:
Moving at present as per estimated direction, with core winds at 50 knts. 

Will get nearer to Chennai in the next 2/4 hrs, before re-curving.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

The Mumbai TOI today carries an article about whether this year's Monsoon will suffer as last year. Scary to read as a Mumbaikar knowing how much water is now left (never seen a water shortage situation such as this in Mumbai in my living memory).

Interesting to note though is that this is the third cyclone affecting India in a 12 month rolling period. 2 in Bay of Bengal and one in Arabian sea (in November of last year). Are we seeing an above average trend of Cyclones?

Anonymous said...

i personally do not think that the cyclone will affect the monsoon much but it might delay the monsoon for sure...it might take time to regroup...

rajesh said...

I would not think there is any increasing in cyclone trends. Last year we had 1 in April, and 1 in May. Reg. Mumbai you are right. Thats why I have been putting concern over the water situation, and the position in my blogs.

One more wonderful analysis on cyclone activity for us written by Vineet Kumar Singh (Vagarian) An overview of cyclone activity in nor...