Deadly SIDR on the way

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[Zafa Noor, USA.]

According to storm watch report, the tropical cyclone Sidr is currently headed for Bangladesh. It is currently (7 PM East, November 13, 2007) running 115 knot max winds, which qualifies as borderline category 4 (Saffir-Simpson scale) and is expected to strengthen slightly in the next day or so.

Tropical Cyclone blog posted the following characteristics of Sidr:

Warning: 07 at 2100 GMT
Approximate position: 13.7N 89.5E
Approximate location: 540 miles South of Calcutta, India
Movement: North at 7 knots
Maximum sustained winds: 115 knots
Maximum gusts: 140 knots
Threatened landmasses: Bangladesh, India

Storm pundit Chris Mooney commented:

Sidr developed in the open ocean near the Andaman Islands, and has all the time it needs to reach peak intensity without obstruction. This is a scary, scary hurricane. Let

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