Freddy could be the longest tornado ever recorded; This is what it looks like from space
he Hurricane Freddy can overcome Standard length belonging to Hurricane John, referenced on Friday, March 10, the United Nations (United nations), at a time when the climatic phenomenon was about to strike Mozambiquea country located in the southeast of Africawhich is why it also affects an island Madagascar.
Will Freddy be the longest tornado of all time?
Claire KnowlesSpokesperson for the World Meteorological Organization (WMO)World Meteorological Organization (WMO)), He said Freddy Currently “on his amazing and dangerous journey”, while he was the Agency’s Director of Services United nationsJohan Stander, pointed out that the phenomenon does exist Significant social, economic and humanitarian impact in affected communities.
After causing 21 deaths and displacing thousands of people in its path, Tropical Cyclone Freddie is one month old and about to break the record for longest duration on record. The current mark is held by Hurricane John, which lasted 31 years. days in 1994, the World Meteorological Organization reported.
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John Stander Added that although weather phenomenon It left 21 dead, and the casualty count was not very high Thanks to accurate forecasts and early warningsand coordination of disaster risk reduction actions.
In this regard, he stressed the importance of the Early Warnings for All initiative United nations which seeks to ensure the protection of the entire population in the next five years.
Such was the passage and destruction of this hurricane
he Hurricane Freddy It developed off the coast of northern Australia and became a designated storm on February 6. It crossed the entire southern Indian Ocean, making landfall Madagascar On Tuesday, February 21st, then on Mozambique On Friday the 24th of the same month.
The storm passed several days Mozambique and Zimbabwe, causing heavy rains and floods. It then headed back toward the Mozambique Channel, picking up energy from the warmer waters and heading toward the southwestern coast of Madagascar.
- according to World Meteorological Organization (WMO)Now, move away from Madagascar It is expected to intensify as you move back towards Mozambique.
maybe Freddy It makes landfall as a tropical cyclone by the end of the week, which if it does, would set the record for the duration of this storm. “At the moment, it appears it will make a mark, but we continue to monitor the situation,” the statement said. World Meteorological Organization (WMO) It’s a statement.
This is what Freddy looks like from space and with satellite imagery
After traveling for 15 days across the Indian Ocean, he rose Tropical cyclone Freddy It made landfall on the eastern coast of Madagascar on the night of February 21, 2023 a pot capturing Freddy east of Madagascar at 1:50 p.m. local time thanks to the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer (VIIRS) array on the NOAA-20 satellite.
to know the condition Freddyit is possible to resort to the data and information system of the Earth Observation System in a potwhose portal offers a file Interactive map It allows you to play an animation from the beginning to the end of an action while observing exactly where you are.
Thank you heat mapit is possible to estimate the size Freddy What areas do they cover to a greater or lesser extent? to create animation As a schedule, you should click on the video camera icon at the bottom of the screen and type in the dates you want to cover.
through the portal Earth zoom You can follow a path And intensity for this atmospheric phenomenon. Earth zoom He is an illusionist Land In real time it allows estimating the condition of multiple weather phenomena such as stormsAnd TornadoesAnd fires And heat waves. in this occasion, Your gateway It is an accurate tool for warning of severity Freddy.
Thanks to this web page, it is possible to find out dateAnd hourThis type of eccentric in question, as well intensity From the wind translated into kilometers per hour and Atmospheric pressure.
When the hurricane dissipated, a panel of experts from World Meteorological Organization (WMO) In extreme weather events all data will be evaluated to determine if a record has been established. He explained that the process could take several months. Claire Knowles.
during his career, Freddy It has lost strength at times, and at times has changed to tropical storm status, a factor that will be taken into account in the expert assessment, according to the foundation.
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