Hudhud, Cat 3 and wind speeds estimated at 112 knts, 213 kmph..and pressure at 944 mbars...Will become Cat 4 within 6 hrs from reporting.. Centre seen at 200 kms SE of Visakhapatnam, but eye seen as almost 30-35 kms wide.
Visakhapatnam getting 35-40 knts winds at 11 pm IST...
Superb Achievment ..Glorious Global 3-D Mars from ISRO’s MOM..see the Mars Image here.
Alert Issued at 5.30 pm IST Saturday!
Severe Cyclonic Storm Hudhud has intensified to cat 3 ! Colossal damaging winds speed estimated at 105 - 110 knts ,equivalent to 194- 203 kmph !! Winds estimated on DVORAK 1 minute estimates. core pessure estimated at 950 mbar.
112 knts is the outer limit for Cat3...Hudhud rushing towards a damaging Cat 4 status very fast !
Estimated Location: 16.2N and 85E...Thus having tracked WNW from previous reporting. Now barely 275 kms SE of Vizag...