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Tropical Storm Mahasen (01B) South-southwest of Kolkata, India – May 14th, 2013

13.0N 81.9E

May 14th, 2013 Category: Tropical Storms

Tropical Storm Mahasen (01B) – May 12th, 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 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.

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