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Sunday, November 15, 2009

Tropical Cyclone Anja grows in the S. Indian Ocean

Tropical Cyclone 1S became TC Anja today is it grew from a tropical storm to a cyclone with category 2 level winds.

Topical systems in the Indian Ocean basin are known as Tropical Cyclones regardless of the storm's intensity.

Yesterday's forecast indicated that Anja would remain as a tropical storm until early int he week and then grow to a Cat 1 storm before diminishing. Now indications are that Anja will grow to a Cat 3 level storm by Sunday night local time and remain as a severe cyclone until mid week whe conditions result in a sudden drop in intensity as well as faster forward motion including a turn from the southwest to the south-southeast.

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