Nov 5, 2015

Cyclone Megh Forms in Indian Ocean

Yemen
India
Arabian Sea
Yemen
by
Bob Henson
,
Weather Underground
VIIRS image of Megh in its formative stages over the Arabian Sea on November 4, 2015. Image credit: NOAA.
VIIRS image of Megh in its formative stages over the Arabian Sea on November 4, 2015. Image credit: NOAA.

In what seems like an instant-reply development just days after the historic trek of Cyclone Chapala, Cyclonic Storm Megh has formed over the central Arabian Sea, again heading in the general direction of Yemen and Somalia... Large bands of convection are wrapping into Megh’s gradually organizing center. The amount of moisture in the atmosphere surrounding Megh appears to be at least as much as during Chapala’s formative stage