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Tropical Storm Mahasen (01B) Makes Landfall Over Bangladesh – May 17th, 2013

21.5N 90.7E

May 17th, 2013 Category: Tropical Storms

Tropical Storm Mahasen (01B) – May 16th, 2013

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Track of Tropical Storm Mahasen  (01B) - May 14th, 2013 © Univ. of Wisconsin

Track of TC 01B

Tropical Storm Mahasen (01B) located approximately 53 nm southeastward of Dhaka, Bangladesh, has tracked north-northeastward at 22 knots over the past six hours.

Animated multispectral satellite imagery (MSI) reveals tc mahasen has made landfall northwest of Chittagong, Bangladesh and is rapidly falling apart as the system has become disorganized. Radar imagery from Kolkata, India additionally shows the rapid weakening as convection has shallowed.

Outflow from Mouths of Ganges Creates Currents in Bay of Bengal

February 10th, 2009 Category: Rivers

Bangladesh - February 2nd, 2009

Bangladesh - February 2nd, 2009

Islands in the Bay of Bengal, off the coast of Bangladesh, in the country’s Chittagong region, can be seen here.

The various wide rivermouths are some of those of the Ganges River. The radar (ASAR) image makes the water currents visible; they can be clearly seen flowing south into the Bay of Bengal.