Tropical Storms

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At least 12 killed after Tropical Cyclone "Eloise" makes landfall near Beira, Mozambique

Tropical Cyclone "Eloise" made landfall just south of the port city of Beira, Mozambique early Saturday morning (LT), January 23, 2021. At least 13 people have been killed since the storm formed - 1 in Madagascar, 9 in Mozambique, and 3 in Zimbabwe. The...

January 24, 2021

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Very dangerous Tropical Cyclone "Eloise" to make landfall near Beira, Mozambique

Tropical Cyclone "Eloise" is moving WSW over the Mozambique Channel, towards the central coast of Mozambique. Environmental conditions are conducive for significant or even rapid strengthening before landfall on the evening of January 22 (LT) or the...

January 22, 2021

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Eloise makes landfall over Madagascar, conditions conducive for rapid re-intensification in the Mozambique Channel

Moderate Tropical Storm "Eloise" made landfall in Antalaha, Sava region of Madagascar on the evening of January 19 (LT), 2021. Eloise is expected to bring heavy rains to parts of Madagascar before re-emerging in the Mozambique Channel on January 21 and...

January 20, 2021

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Tropical Storm "Eloise" forecast to strike Madagascar and Mozambique

Tropical Storm "Eloise" formed on January 15, 2021, as the 5th named storm of the 2020/21 Southwest Indian Ocean cyclone season. The cyclone is moving toward Madagascar. A landfall at tropical cyclone intensity on January 19 remains a real possibility,...

January 18, 2021

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Tropical Cyclone "Kimi" to make landfall over Queensland, Australia

Tropical Cyclone "Kimi" formed at 02:10 UTC on January 17, 2021, as the 3rd named storm of the 2020/21 Australian region cyclone season. Kimi is moving slowly south of the north tropical Queensland coast and is expected to turn southwest tonight (LT) and...

January 17, 2021

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Tropical Cyclone "Imogen" brings floods and disruptions to Queensland, Australia

Tropical Cyclone "Imogen" brought heavy rains, flooding, and disruptions to Queensland, Australia, after making landfall over Karumba around 13:00 UTC (23:00 LT) on Sunday night, January 3, 2021. It generated 105 km/h (65 mph) winds, dumped more than 200...

January 05, 2021

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Tropical Cyclone "Imogen" to hit Queensland with strong winds, dangerous storm tide and heavy rain, Australia

Tropical Cyclone "Imogen" formed in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia at 06:00 UTC on January 3, 2021, as the first named storm of the 2020/21 Australian region cyclone season. The forecast track takes Imogen ESE and over the southeast Gulf coast near...

January 03, 2021

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Tropical Cyclone "Chalane" to make landfall over Beira, Mozambique

After moving over Madagascar, Tropical Cyclone "Chalane" has entered the Mozambique Channel and is forecast to intensify before it makes landfall over Beira, Mozambique on Wednesday, December 30, 2020. Residents in the city, who are still suffering from...

December 29, 2020

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Tropical Storm "Chalane" to make landfall over Madagascar, head toward Mozambique

Tropical Storm "Chalane" formed east of Madagascar on December 24, 2020, as the 3rd named storm of the 2020/21 Southwest Indian Ocean Cyclone Season. Chalane is forecast to make landfall over Madagascar on December 27, exit into the Mozambique Channel late...

December 25, 2020

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Tropical Depression "Vicky" kills 5, set to make landfall over Palawan, Philippines

At least five fatalities were reported during the onslaught of Tropical Depression "Vicky" in the Philippines on Saturday, December 19, 2020 -- the storm is forecast to make landfall over the central portion of Palawan on Saturday night, and intensify into...

December 19, 2020

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Category 5 Tropical Cyclone "Yasa" makes landfall over Vanua Levu, Fiji

Tropical Cyclone "Yasa" made landfall over Vanua Levu, Fiji's second-largest island just after 06:00 UTC (18:00 LT) on December 17, 2020, with wind speeds up to 240 km/h (150 mph) and momentary gusts up to 345 km/h (215 mph), according to the RSMC...

December 17, 2020

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Category 5 Severe Tropical Cyclone "Yasa" to strike Fiji with destructive winds, storm surge and very heavy rain

Yasa has rapidly intensified into a Category 5 cyclone on the Australian tropical cyclone intensity scale ​by 15:00 UTC on December 15, 2020, and is expected to move over Fiji on December 17, bringing destructive winds, storm surge with waves as high as 16 m (52...

December 16, 2020

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Yasa rapidly intensifies to Category 4 equivalent, set to approach Fiji at Category 5 strength

Tropical Cyclone "Yasa"-- the first named storm of the 2020/21 South Pacific Ocean cyclone season-- has rapidly intensified to Category 4 hurricane equivalent on December 15. The cyclone is forecast to hit Fiji with Category 5 force winds on Thursday...

December 15, 2020

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Tropical Cyclone "Yasa" expected to make landfall over Viti Levu, Fiji

Tropical Cyclone "Yasa" formed on December 12, 2020, as the first named storm of the 2020/21 South Pacific Ocean cyclone season. The current forecast track takes Yasa over Viti Levu, Fiji on December 17, with maximum sustained winds between 165 km/h (100...

December 14, 2020

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Tropical Cyclone "Burevi" makes landfall over Sri Lanka, heads toward Tamil Nadu

Tropical Cyclone "Burevi" made landfall over northern Sri Lanka late December 2, 2020 (LT) with maximum sustained winds up to 90 km/h (55 mph) and heavy rain. This the 5th named storm of the 2020 North Indian Ocean cyclone season and the second to form in...

December 03, 2020

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Tropical Cyclone "Burevi" to make landfall over northern Sri Lanka on December 2

Tropical Cyclone "Burevi" formed on December 1, 2020, in the Bay of Bengal as the 5th named storm of the 2020 North Indian Ocean cyclone season. The cyclone is forecast to continue intensifying before it makes landfall in northern Sri Lanka on December 2...

December 01, 2020

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Very Severe Cyclonic Storm "Nivar" makes landfall in Tamil Nadu, India

Tropical Cyclone "Nivar" made landfall near Marakkanam in Tamil Nadu, some 22 km (13 miles) north of Puducherry, between 23:30 LT on November 25 and 02:30 LT on November 26, 2020 (18:00 - 21:00 UTC, November 25). It was classified as a Very Severe Cyclonic...

November 26, 2020