Live: Tropical Cyclone Chapala

Updated 2300UTC, Monday 2nd November, 2015

Storm surge starts to flood coastal areas of Socotra. Image from Emirates247

Tropical Cyclone 04A (Chapala), which rapidly became a strong tropical cyclone (hurricane) in the Arabian Sea a few days ago (see here), is now in the Gulf of Aden, south of Al Mukalla, Yemen. It has reduced to 90 knots from its highest 145 knots, and is starting weaken under the effects of increased windshear and the Yemeni terrain. It will make landfall as a minimal hurricane at about 0600Z Wednesday (0900 local time) and will bring life-threatening rainfall over a wide area.

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Live Webcams and Observations Of Hurricane Joaquin In Bermuda

Updated 11:30 GMT Monday 5th October

LOCATION…34.1N 65.2W
ABOUT 125 MI…205 KM N OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…75 KT…85 MPH…140 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…NNE OR 25 DEGREES AT 10 KT…13 MPH…20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…964 MB…28.47 INCHES

Here are some good live streams from Bermuda.

http://www.portbermudawebcam.com/

http://www.earthcam.com/world/bermuda/pembroke/?cam=bermuda

Summary at 06:00 GMT
Overall max gust: 63 knots at 00:00 GMT
Storm total: 151 mm (5″)

Latest conditions at Bermuda Airport (10:55 GMT, Monday 5th October):

METAR TXKF 051055Z 23035G50KT 9000 VCSH BKN017 BKN090 BKN180 BKN300 26/23 Q0999=

Visibility: 9000 m
Wind: Southerly 35 gusting 50 knots
Weather: Nearby shower. Broken cloud at 1700 ft, 9000 ft, 30,000 ft.
Temperature: 26 °C
Dewpoint: 23 °C
Pressure: 999 hPa

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