Meteor MN2 satellite image shows cloudy conditions over and around Sri Lanka. Due to prevailing conditions a thunderstorm warning has been issued east of Sri Lanka. Following image clearly shows cloudy conditions and a strange circular could patch west of Sri Lanka and North-West of Maldives. Wind direction observed from North-East at Colombo.

Meteor M2 – IR Image
Meteor M2 – IR Rainfall Image


  • Type: SIGMET
  • Hazard: Thunderstorm
  • Max altitude: 42,000 ft
  • Region: VCCF COLOMBO
  • Raw data: VCCF SIGMET A01 VALID 012300/020300 VCBI-VCCF COLOMBO FIR ISOL EMBD TS FCST WI N1000 E08000-N1000 E08200-N0700 E09000-N0500 E08200-N1000 E08000 TOP FL420 MOV NW=
  • Issued by: VCBI
  • Valid from: 2017-03-01T23:00:00Z
  • Valid to: 2017-03-02T03:00:00Z


Meteor M2 – Thermal Image

Date: 03.02.2017 at 09:20 PM (UTC+5:30)
Captured by: Damith Jayawickrama.
Weather station: Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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