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Asia_May16_6hr

--May is the last month of meteorological spring in the Northern Hemisphere. --Most thunderstorms at higher latitudes move from west to east, while they move from varying directions in tropical regions. --The major islands and land areas of tropical Southeast Asia have thunderstorms nearly afternoon due to sea breezes and along mountain slopes. --The equatorial trough, also called the Intertropical Convergence Zone, is active but diffuse during May over the Pacific and Indian Oceans. --India has frequent lightning in varying configurations during May. --Eastern China has frequent thunderstorms traveling from west-northwest to east-southeast throughout the month. ~Ron Holle

Jun 2, 2016 Webmaster Archive

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--02 to 03 May: Especially active east-west line of lightning moves across southeast China. --12 to 15 May: Reports of 81 people killed by lightning in Bangladesh. --18 to 21 May: Tropical Cyclone Roanu moves south to north along the east coast of India. Very heavy rainfall and flood-related loss of life occur in Sri Lanka. --20 to 23 May: Extensive west to east lightning activity over much of Russia. --21 to 22 May: An organized squall line races northwest to southeast across eastern India. ~Ron Holle

Jun 3, 2016 1:36:59 AM Dave Fincher