On 26 and 27 March 2004, MSG monitored the surprising development of a tropical cyclone close to the coast of Brazil.
21 October 2020
26 March 2004
The South Atlantic with its cooler waters (as compared to the North Atlantic) is generally not thought of by meteorologists as a place where tropical cyclones can form. However, this cyclone developed under a rather low (and thus warm) tropopause over waters of about 24–25 °C. The cyclone made landfall in southeastern Brazil on 28 March 2004.
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