Tropical Cyclone Hellen

Tropical cyclone HELLEN formed in the Mozambique channel northwest of Madagascar on March 28, 2014. HELLEN became a very powerful tropical cyclone with peak sustained winds of 130kts (about 150 mph) on March 30, 2014. HELEN's eye came ashore in northwestern Madagascar On March 31, 2014 with winds predicted to be about 95kts (~109 mph). HELEN is now expected to gradually weaken over northwestern Madagascar while moving southwestward and be over the Mozambique Channel again on April 1, 2014. The TRMM satellite passed above HELLEN on March 30, 2014 at 1747UTC when the tropical cyclone was close

Tropical Cyclone Helen Hits India

Tropical cyclone Helen was the fourth named tropical cyclone in the Bay Of Bengal this year when it formed on November 19, 2013. The image on the left shows tropical cyclone Helen as the TRMM satellite flew over on November 21, 2013 at 0606 UTC when Helen had reached peak intensity of about 60kts (~69 mph). The image on the right uses data captured on November 22, 2013 at 0510 UTC when tropical cyclone HELEN was hitting India's east-central coastline. Precipitation data derived from TRMM's Microwave Imager (TMI) and Precipitation Radar (PR) instruments show that Helen was dropping rain at a