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Tropical Storm Mahasen (01B) Tracking Northwestward – May 12th, 2013

12.5N 90.0E

May 12th, 2013 Category: Image of the day, Tropical Storms

Tropical Storm Mahasen (01B) – May 11th, 2013

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Track of Tropical Storm Mahasen  (01B) - May 11th, 2013 © Univ. of Wisconsin

Track of TC 01B

Tropical Storm Mahasen (01B), located approximately 750 nm south of Kolkata, India, has tracked northwestward at 04 knots over the past six hours. Maximum significant wave height is 19 feet.

Animated multispectral satellite imagery (MSI) reveals pulsating deep central convection with fragmented convective banding wrapping into a poorly defined and broad low-level circulation center (LLCC).

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