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Official Journal of the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS)

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Table 2 Modified specific identification of MCS used in this study

From: Characteristics of two mesoscale convective systems (MCSs) over the Greater Jakarta: case of heavy rainfall period 15–18 January 2013

Physical characteristics
TBB temperature ≤ 221 K
Size ≥ 10,000 km2
Initiation Size and temperature thresholds are first met
Termination Size and temperature definition are last satisfied
Duration Size and temperature definition must be met for a period ≥ 3 h
Mature Minimum mean of cloud temperature definition must be met