"Today, the extreme weather that occurs in the form of high winds with little rain, except in areas of West Nusa Tenggara and East Nusa Tenggara. Apart from tropical cyclones Iggy, there is still a low pressure center in the northern waters of Australia," said the head of the Tropical Cyclone Subfields Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysics (BMKG) Fachri Radjab yesterday.
According to him, a low pressure center in the northern waters of Australia is expected to make landfall today and decays. Iggy cyclones moving to the southeast could be stronger.
Appropriate agencies in Perth, Australia, said on Thursday Iggy cyclone has maximum winds of 75 kilometers per hour. On Friday is expected to increase to 100 kilometers per hour. The next day, Saturday, an estimated 140 kilometers per hour.
The Sunday estimated 165 kilometers per hour. The rest can not be predicted.
According to the Head of the Public Meteorological Information BMKG Mulyono Prabowo, wind speed caused by the intensity of the cyclone will affect the height of sea waves. BMKG issued a cyclone warning Iggy impact of sea wave height 4-6 meters in the Indian Ocean in southern Lampung to NTT.
Also predicted that high waves hit the Timor Sea, Sea Island, Sea of Sumbawa, Arafuru Sea and South China Sea. Wind speeds above 36 kilometers per hour are estimated to occur in southern Sumatra, Java, Bali, and Nusa Tenggara region. Strong winds also swept the region in the Java Sea waters.
According Fachri, the length of the cyclone Iggy can not be predicted whether it will stand up to the peak tides in the waters north of Jakarta and its surroundings, 2-6 February 2012. "Although it does not coincide with the tides, cyclone effects of flooding should still watch out," said Fachri. (NAW)