Weekly Highlights- Southern Hemisphere:
issued on 08/17/2015
The last event S_STRAT_G, which was first issued on 07/20, had three consecutive peaks. The first peak occurred on 08/05,causing cold conditions in Australia where nearly 80% of the area was impacted. The second peak of S_STRAT_G occurred on 08/09, bringing another round of cold air out of polar region, affecting both South America and South Africa. The Third peak brought nearly 900 million ton of cold air out, further causing South America under cold condition.
This week, we are forecasting S_STRAT_H to occur around 08/22 - 08/29, which was first forecasted on 08/11. We expect this event to be a weak event and it will affect Australia the most.