“Midget” tropical cyclone over the West Pacific Ocean?

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“Midget” tropical cyclone over the West Pacific Ocean?

Post by Ptarmigan » Tue Aug 31, 2021 8:25 pm

“Midget” tropical cyclone over the West Pacific Ocean?
https://cimss.ssec.wisc.edu/satellite-b ... ives/13436

Tropical cyclone Hikaa is about to make landfall in Middle East, with hurricane force!
https://www.severe-weather.eu/tropical- ... ddle-east/

Makes you wonder how many of these midget tropical cyclones go undetected.

Midget tropical cyclones have impacted Texas coast. Hurricane Humberto (2007), Chantal (1989), and Jerry (1989) would be considered midget tropical cyclones.

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Re: “Midget” tropical cyclone over the West Pacific Ocean?

Post by davidiowx » Tue Aug 31, 2021 11:50 pm

It’s like a tornado vertically stacked through all layers! Pretty crazy to see. Wouldn’t be surprised that these happen more often than we realize.

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