Cyclones

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Medicane "Trudy" (Detlef, Bernardo) makes landfall in Algeria

A shallow, warm-core cyclone or medicane informally named Trudy, also Detlef and Bernardo, formed in the western Mediterranean on November 11, 2019, and made landfall in Algeria on the same day. The storm made landfall with maximum sustained winds of 110 km/h (70...

November 12, 2019

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At least 20 dead, 60 000 homes damaged as Cyclone "Matmo" (Bulbul) hits Bangladesh and India

Tropical Cyclone "Matmo", also called Bulbul, made landfall over Indo-Bangladesh coast on Saturday, November 9, 2019. The Severe Cyclonic Storm has left at least 20 fatalities, 30 others injured, about 60 000 homes damaged, over 500 000 ha (1.2 million...

November 11, 2019

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2019 North Indian Ocean cyclone season breaks named storm days record

The Arabian Sea witnessed a rare simultaneous formation of two tropical cyclones - Kyarr on October 24 and Maha on October 30, 2019, the first since 1965. With them, the 2019 North Indian Ocean cyclone season has generated 28 named storm days by November 4, breaking...

November 04, 2019

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Tropical Cyclone "Maha" triggers heavy rains in coastal Maharashtra and Karnataka, India

Tropical Cyclone "Maha" formed over the Laccadive Sea, west of Sri Lanka on October 30, 2019, as the 6th named storm of the 2019 North Indian Ocean cyclone season. Maha is already dumping heavy rains over coastal Maharashtra and Karnataka, India, and...

October 31, 2019

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Tropical Cyclone "Kyarr" drops to 915 hPa, breaks record for the lowest pressure TC in the Arabian Sea

Tropical Cyclone "Kyarr" continued intensifying over the weekend, eventually reaching 915 hPa and breaking the record as the lowest pressure tropical cyclone in the Arabian Sea on record. The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) issued alerts for UAE...

October 28, 2019

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Medicane "Scott" makes landfall over Egypt, heavy rain spreading through the region

Medicane "Scott" made landfall southeast of Port Said, northeastern Egypt early October 26, 2019, with maximum sustained winds of 72 km/h (45 mph) and gusts to 80 km/h (50 mph). The storm had minimum central pressure of 1 006 hPa and was moving SE at 10...

October 26, 2019

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Gujarat to escape fury of Very Severe Cyclone "Vayu" but red alert remains

Very Severe Cyclone "Vayu" is changing course and is no longer expected to make landfall over Gujarat, India. However, as it would move in close proximity of Saurashtra coast, heavy to very heavy rains would lash Porbandar, Dwarka, Okha Junagarh, Jamnagar...

June 13, 2019

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300 000 evacuating ahead of Tropical Cyclone "Vayu" - the strongest since 1998 to hit NW India

Nearly 300 000 people living in the path of Tropical Cyclone "Vayu" are set to be evacuated to 700 shelter homes, India's Home Ministry said Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Vayu is expected to cross Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva, around Veraval...

June 12, 2019

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Tropical Cyclone "Vayu" strengthening on its way to Gujarat and Pakistan, extremely heavy rain expected

Tropical Cyclone "Vayu" formed June 10, 2019, in the Arabian Sea as the 3rd named storm of the 2019 North Indian Ocean cyclone season. The system is gradually strengthening as it heads toward Gujarat and Pakistan. Heavy rain is expected across coastal...

June 11, 2019

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Tropical Cyclone "Fani" death toll hits 64, now the deadliest cyclone since 1999 Super Cyclone, India

The death toll caused by Tropical Cyclone "Fani" which made landfall May 3, 2019, in the Indian state of Odisha rose to 64, government sources confirmed Sunday, May 13. This made it the deadliest cyclone to hit India since 1999 Super Cyclone. The special...

May 13, 2019

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Tropical Cyclone "Ann" moving toward northern Queensland, Australia

Tropical Cyclone "Ann" remains Category 1 and continues moving WNW toward northern Queensland. The cyclone is expected to cross the northeast tropical coast of Queensland on Wednesday morning (LT), May 15, 2019, most likely as a category 1 system. At 12:00...

May 13, 2019

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153 000 ha (378 000 acres) of crops damaged or destroyed by Cyclone Fani, India

An estimated 152 985 ha (378 034 acres) of crops were damaged or destroyed across Odisha, India during the passage of Tropical Cyclone "Fani" on May 3, 2019. Information and Public Relations Secretary Sanjay Kumar Singh said less than 33% crop loss has...

May 10, 2019

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Heavy crop loss after Cyclone Fani hits Bangladesh

Tropical Cyclone "Fani" damaged about 63 063 hectares (155 832 acres) of crops since it moved into Bangladesh on May 4, 2019. The damage is estimated at about 4.5 million U.S. dollars (380 million takas). The worst affected crops include paddy, maize,...

May 09, 2019

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250 000 affected by Cyclone Kenneth, food security remains a major concern, Mozambique

Tropical Cyclone "Kenneth" made landfall in the province of Cabo Delgado, northern Mozambique on April 25, 2019 with maximum sustained winds of 220 km/h (140 mph), killing at least 41 people. This made it the equivalent of a Category 4 hurricane on the...

May 09, 2019

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Tropical Cyclone "Fani" forced one of the biggest human evacuations in history, death toll rises to 30

At least 16 people have been killed in India and another 14 in Bangladesh due to strong winds and heavy rain produced by Tropical Cyclone "Fani" since it made landfall May 3, 2019. More than 200 were injured. The cyclone forced officials to conduct one of...

May 05, 2019

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Extensive damage in Puri after Tropical Cyclone "Fani" slams into India

Tropical Cyclone "Fani" made landfall close to the city of Puri, Odisha between 02:30 - 04:30 UTC (08:00 - 10:00 LT) on Friday, May 3, 2019 as Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm with winds between 180 - 190 km/h (112 - 118 mph) and gusts to 200 km/h (124...

May 04, 2019

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Nearly 1 million evacuating ahead of Tropical Cyclone "Fani" landfall

The Government of India has started evacuating close to 1 million people living in the path of Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm "Fani." The latest forecast track by RSMC New Delhi, the authority for this region, calls for landfall to take place between...

May 02, 2019