Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Keeping Track of the Latest MJO Event - 04/11/2019

The MJO has just started breaking into the Western Pacific Ocean!
It is producing Westerly Wind Bursts (WWBs) just to the north of New Guinea!!

The equatorial trade winds have died wester-ward of 165 E longitude!!!
Let the fireworks begin!!!!

Additional graph added 07/11/2019

A. Location

B. 1000 hPa Near-Surface Wind Map - Showing the developing Westerly Wind Bursts (WWBs)

C. 70 hPa Wind Map - Showing an Eq. Kelvin Wave beginning to de-couple from the MJO 

D. And people wonder how (many of) the tropical storms in South Asia are generated!

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