- Maria Chara Karypidou
Weather Briefing at 29/12/2020
The core of the tropical cyclone "Chalane" is still located over the Mozambique channel, however it has approached coastal Mozambique and its atmospheric pressure has dropped considerably. Several villages have been evacuated and people have been transferred to safe places.
Figure 1: Infra+ imagery with pseudo-colours for cloud top temperatures <-33oC, indicative of deep convection at 29/12/2020. Map taken from Windy.
Figure 2: Convection RGB composite obtained from Meteosat over southern Africa (29/12/2020). Source: https://eumetview.eumetsat.int/static-images/latestImages.html
Figure 3: Airmass RGB composite obtained from Meteosat over southern Africa (29/12/2020). Source: https://eumetview.eumetsat.int/static-images/latestImages.html