Increase in tropical cyclone activity from mid-February

Hi all,

Just a quick note to let you know that perhaps the strongest pulse of the Madden-Julian Oscillation we’ve seen so far this cyclone season is poised to move into the west-central Pacific during mid-February.

This could be associated with the formation of several (2-3) tropical cyclones during the second half of the month.

Please keep abreast of the forecasts issued by your local meteorological office and stay safe.