The explosive development of a Severe Tropical Cyclone #Ferdinand northwest of Australia – 85 knots sustained winds (Category 3)

An explosive development and rapid intensification of Tropical Cyclone #Ferdinand is underway! The systems likely contributed from the very favorable sea waters of more than 31 °C placed north and northwest of Australia. Ferdinand is a Category 3 system, packing maximum sustained winds of 85 knots (100 mph / 160 km/h) and the minimum central … Continue reading The explosive development of a Severe Tropical Cyclone #Ferdinand northwest of Australia – 85 knots sustained winds (Category 3)