The Joint Typhoon Warning Center announced the formation of Tropical Cyclone Six this morning located about 465nm East of Chennai India. At this time the forecast brings the storm towards the west making landfall just south of the city on the morning of the 30th with winds at Tropical Storm intensity of 50G65kts. Currently the storm is being battered by Vertical wind shear yet model guidance is indicating a release of the shear in the next 24hours allowing the storm to further intensify as it moves over warm waters.
Below is a technical update from our partner at 28storms posted on the 25th. We at westernpacificweather will have a video update on this storm as well later today.