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Tropical Cyclone Heidi headed for northwestern Australia

Tropical Cyclone Heidi  targets the  northwestern Australia with potentially damaging winds and flooding rain.  The  landfall is expected  in area near Port Hedland and Karratha at Pilbara coast. The storm will disrupt shipping and port activity through the

January 11, 2012

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Tropical cyclone Thane made landfall, TC Benilde first cyclone of the 2012.

Tropical Cyclone Thane moved onshore over southeast India on Thursday claiming more than 40 lives. The storm made landfall near Cuddalore and had sustained winds near 70 mph with gusts to 90 mph during landfall. Thane was a strong tropical storm at landfall. Severe

January 01, 2012


Tropical cyclone Thane striking Southern India

Tropical Cyclone Thane slam southeastern India bringing damaging winds, flooding rain and inundating storm tides. The likely landfall will happen early Friday, local time, on the Tamil Nadu coast south of Chennai. Cities near the forecast landfall would be Puducherry

December 29, 2011


Cyclone Patrick hits St. Petersburg

The Atlantic cyclone Patrick has reached the Russian city of St. Petersburg and the region. South-wester is blowing at 21 metres per second.The dam gates have had to be closed to protect the city against floods. This prevented almost 15 ships from entering the city

December 27, 2011


Tropical Cyclone 03S (Grant) at Top End, Australia

At 3:30 am CST a Tropical Low was located over the Top End near 13.2S 133.0E, about 125 nautical miles east southeast of Darwin with central pressure 997 hPa, moving slowly south southeast. The low is expected to turn towards the east and move across the Top End to

December 27, 2011


Tropical Cyclone 06B aiming India

Southeastern India may suffer late-week flooding rain and damaging winds whipped up by a tropical cyclone off the Bay of Bengal currently named Tropical Cyclone 06B (Six). Landfall of the storm will be possible on Friday, even late on Thursday, near Chennai in the

December 27, 2011

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Darwin residents preparing for tropical cyclone

A cyclone warning is current for remote communities north and east of Darwin as a tropical low develops off the Top End coast. The weather bureau expects a category one cyclone to form later today, before intensifying into a category two system on Christmas Day.A

December 24, 2011


New cyclone forming in Arafura Sea, could likely become Christmass Tropical Cyclone

There is a Tropical Low system forming in Arafura Sea that could eventualy become one larger tropical cyclone as the one that devastate Darwin 37 years ago on Christmas Eve claiming 49 lives. The Australian Bureau of Meteorology forecasting more than 50% of chances for

December 21, 2011


Tropical storm "Sendong" on path to Philippines

Tropical storm "Sendong" could set sights on the southern Philippines by Friday if the latest Pacific tropical cyclone develops according to forecasts. The likely path and strength of this weather system would make for damaging wind and flooding rain reaching

December 15, 2011


Tropical Cyclone Five (05A) over the Arabian Sea

Tropical Cyclone Five developed from an area of disturbed weather southwest of the Cape Comorin of India and became a Tropical Cyclone on November 26. It tracked to the northwest and strengthened briefly before encountering heavy wind aloft, and began to weaken.

December 01, 2011


Tropical cyclone 05A forms over Arabian sea

An area of disturbed weather has developed southwest of the Cape Comorin of India and is now becoming a tropical cyclone. The system, named 05A, is currently tracking northwest over the Arabian Sea.Model forecasts are pushing the system to the northwest then

November 26, 2011

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Unusal tropical cyclone forms in the Mediterranean Sea

A hybrid storm currently lashing the French Riviera with gusty winds, rough seas and rain is rare in Medditerranean. This particular storm seems to have been born out of a slow-moving, upper-level storm pestering the area from Spain and France to Italy since the

November 10, 2011


Tropical depression forming off Eastern Arabia

Tropical Depression Four (T.D. 4A), drifting towards the west over the western Arabian Sea. It could unleash heavy rain over easternmost Arabia Wednesday and Thursday. Localized flash flooding, the most likely threat to life and property, will be possible near the

November 08, 2011


Tropical Storm Keila (03A) off the Arabian Peninsula

Tropical Storm Keila brought strong winds and heavy rains to the Arabian Peninsula at the beginning of November 2011. Times of Oman described flooded roads, parked vehicles swept away by water, and emergency evacuations of hospitals. On November 3, OneOman reported 14

November 07, 2011

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Myanmar battered with flash floods and tropical cyclone

A flash flood in central Myanmar on Friday left dozens of people missing as homes along a river bank were swept away, government officials in the military-dominated country said. A monk in Pakokku said the water was believed to have risen to about 3m high.Southeast

October 21, 2011


Typhoon Nalgae (22W) approaching the Philippines

Typhoon Nalgae, known in the Philippines as Quiel, was approaching the archipelago on September 30, 2011 when the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard the Terra satellite passed over the region and captured this true-color image.Residents

October 02, 2011


4 low-pressure systems form in Atlantic ocean

Four areas in the Atlantic Ocean showing signs of potential tropical development and three of those systems now have a “medium chance” of soon growing into a tropical cyclone. One of those areas is a low pressure system centered more than 1,100 miles east of the

August 12, 2011