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    Land Tropical Cyclones

    January 29, 2013 by Supportstorm

    Ok, so we know that tropical cyclones are associated with oceans, right? Well two weeks ago a monsoonal low formed in the prairie/ hill valleys of Zimbabwe in Southeast Africa and traveled west, into central Africa. Over the next day or so the organization of the low stayed constant, with well defined spiral band and moderate to severe convection. During the 16th of January however, the system developed into the appearance of a tropical cyclone over central Africa. This wasn't short lived either. The cyclone continued to intensify and by January 17th reached a peak intensity based on satellite appearance. A very rough eye wall was observed during this time. It maintained tropical cyclone intensity until the 19th as it turned back around to…

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