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Sulu Sea Satellite Images! 28 Dec 2008

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Northern Borneo Satellite Images! 28 Dec 2008

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Pacific indicators point to la nina: bureau
December 23, 2008, Weekly Times
A CONTINUED cooling of the equatorial Pacific in the past two weeks raises the possibility of indicators reaching levels of a la nina, often associated with above-average rainfall in Australia, the Bureau of Meteorlogy says. If a la nina develops, summer crops such as sorghum and cotton in northeast Australia might experience several rainfall events in the coming months, potentially boosting production. Already, these cropping areas in northern New South Wales and southern Queensland received above-average November rainfall. "Given current conditions and recent trends, the development of a la nina during the southern summer can't be ruled out. However, the majority of climate models forecast neutral conditions, with a cooler than normal Pacific, during the first quarter of 2009," the bureau said in a regular review of Pacific conditions. The bureau also cited persistently stronger than normal trade…

Vietnam Coast Satellite Images! 21 Dec 2008

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Sulu Sea Satellite Images! 20 Dec 2008

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Malacca Straits and Andaman Sea Satellite Images! 20 Dec 2008

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Malacca Straits and Andaman Sea Satellite Images! 17 Dec 2008

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Ocean Upwelling at Nothern Malacca Straits









Eastern Indian Ocean Satellite Images! 17 Dec 2008

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Malacca Straits and Andaman Sea Satellite Images! 15 Dec 2008

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Northern Malacca Straits Upwelling in Northeast Monsoon Season









Malacca Straits and Andaman Sea satellite images! 3 Nov 2008

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Upwelling started at the northern Malacca Straits


Sulu Sea Satellite Images! 1 Dec 2008

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Northern Borneo Satellite Images! 30 Nov 2008

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Sulu Sea Satellite Images! 27 Nov 2008

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{News} 081125! Bay depression may intensify, to cross TN coast

Bay depression may intensify, to cross TN coastThe Hindu Business Line, Nov 25, 2008
Vinson Kurian
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov. 25 The well-marked low-pressure area over north Sri Lanka and adjoining southwest Bay of Bengal has concentrated into a depression and lay centred 200 km southeast of Pamban and about 300 km south-southeast of Nagapattinam on Tuesday afternoon.
India Meteorological Department (IMD) expected the system to intensify further and move slowly in a northwesterly direction and cross Tamil Nadu coast by Wednesday night. International models seemed to delay the landfall until Thursday along the Pattukottai-Vedaranyam belt. HEAVY RAINS
Heavy to very heavy falls and isolated extremely heavy falls are likely over coastal Tamil Nadu during the next two days. Isolated heavy to very heavy falls are also likely over interior Tamil Nadu and Kerala during the same period.
Squally winds speed reaching 45-55 km/hr gusting to 65 km/hr are likely along and off the Tamil Nadu and Puducher…

Northern Borneo Satellite Images! 25 Nov 2008

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