Tropical Storm Mahasen (01B) South-southwest of Kolkata, India – May 14th, 201313.0N 81.9E
Tropical Storm Mahasen (01B), located approximately 484 nm south-southwestward of Kolkata, india, has tracked northeastward at 07 knots over the past six hours. Maximum significant wave height is 21 feet.
Animated multispectral satellite imagery shows deep convection has recently built back over the low level circulation center (LLCC) within the past few hours from the convergent bands along the western periphery. The current intensity has remained steady at 45 knots over the past six hours based on a recent OSCAT pass indicating central winds between 40 to 45 knots and Dvorak estimates from KNES and PGTW supporting 45 knots.