Tropical Storms

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Most of Malawi without power after floods caused by Tropical Cyclone "Ana"

Tropical Cyclone "Ana" made landfall over Mozambique on January 24, 2022, and continued moving west over Malawi while weakening and dissipating, but still dumping very heavy rain. At least 8 people have been killed in Mozambique and 4 in Malawi....

January 26, 2022

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Severe floods and landslides leave at least 34 people dead, 64 000 affected in Madagascar

The passage of Tropical Cyclone "Ana" together with the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) caused prolonged heavy rains in Madagascar, leaving at least 34 people dead and more than 64 000 affected. Ana is the first named storm of the 2022 Southwest...

January 25, 2022

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Tropical Cyclone "Ana" makes landfall over Mozambique

Tropical Cyclone "Ana" formed on Sunday, January 23, 2022, and made landfall over Mozambique early Monday morning with maximum sustained winds of 85 km/h (53 mph). Ana is the first named storm of the 2022 Southwest Indian Ocean cyclone season. The system...

January 24, 2022

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Tropical Cyclone "Cody" leaves widespread floods and infrastructure damage, Fiji

Tropical Cyclone "Cody" formed on January 10, 2022, near Fiji as the second named storm of the 2021/22 South Pacific Ocean cyclone season. Cody's center passed south of the island without making landfall, but strong winds and prolonged heavy rains...

January 11, 2022

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Tropical Cyclone "Tiffany" to make landfall over the far north Queensland, Australia

Tropical Cyclone "Tiffany" formed in the Coral Sea on January 9, 2022, as the 5th named storm of the 2021/22 Australian region cyclone season. Tiffany is expected to bring damaging to destructive winds and heavy rain to communities in far north Queensland...

January 09, 2022

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Ex-Tropical Cyclone "Seth" producing high tides and dangerous surf in parts of Queensland and NSW, Australia

Tropical Cyclone "Seth" formed in the Coral Sea NE of Mackay, Queensland on December 31, 2021, as the 4th named storm of the 2021/22 Australian region cyclone season. While Seth is not expected to directly affect the coastline over the weekend, it will...

January 02, 2022

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Typhoon "Rai" (Odette) rapidly intensifies to Super Typhoon before striking the Philippines

Typhoon "Rai" (Odette) rapidly intensified on December 16, 2021, becoming a Category 5 Super Typhoon before making landfall over the Philippines. Rai is the 22nd named storm of the 2021 Pacific typhoon season and the 9th typhoon. "Pretty scary stuff...

December 16, 2021

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Tropical Cyclone "Ruby" makes landfall in New Caledonia, heading toward New Zealand

Tropical Cyclone "Ruby" formed on December 12, 2021, as the first named storm of the 2021/22 South Pacific cyclone season. Ruby made landfall in western New Caledonia on December 14, moving fast toward the middle of the island with winds of 110 km/h (70...

December 14, 2021

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Tropical Storm "Rai" forms east of Philippines, landfall expected over Caraga or Eastern Visayas

Tropical Storm "Rai" formed on December 13, 2021 east of the Philippines as the 22nd named storm of the 2021 Pacific typhoon season. The system is expected to continue intensifying over the next 3 days before it makes landfall over Caraga or Eastern...

December 13, 2021

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Tropical Cyclone "Jawad" forms in the Bay of Bengal

Tropical Cyclone "Jawad" formed in the Bay of Bengal on December 3, 2021, and is expected to travel close to the coast of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, India on December 4. Thereafter it is likely to recurve NNE and move along the Odisha coast reaching the...

December 03, 2021

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Hurricane "Rick" forecast to make landfall over Mexico near or at major hurricane strength

Tropical Storm "Rick" formed at 21:00 UTC on October 22, 2021, as the 17th named storm of the 2021 eastern Pacific hurricane season and strengthened into a hurricane at 12:00 UTC today, becoming the 8th hurricane of the season. Rick is forecast to approach...

October 23, 2021

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Tropical Storm "Kompasu" drenches Luzon, leaving 9 people dead and 11 missing, Philippines

Tropical Storm "Kompasu" -- known as Maring in the Philippines -- dropped heavy rains on the country's most populous island of Luzon over the past 2 days, leaving at least 9 people dead and 11 others missing. Kompasu is the 18th named storm of the 2021...

October 12, 2021

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Tropical Storm "Pamela" forms, forecast to impact Mexico as a major hurricane

Tropical Storm "Pamela" formed at 21:00 UTC on October 10, 2021, about 425 km (265 miles) SSW of Manzanillo, Mexico as the 16th named storm of the 2021 Pacific hurricane season. While there are currently no coastal watches or warnings in effect, Pamela is...

October 11, 2021

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Tropical Cyclone "Shaheen-Gulab" makes historic landfall in Oman

Tropical Cyclone "Shaheen-Gulab" made landfall between Al Masnaah and Al-Suwaiq, Oman, about 80 km (50 miles) WNW of the capital city of Muscat on October 3, 2021, with maximum sustained winds between 120 and 150 km/h (75 - 93 mph). Shaheen brought...

October 04, 2021

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Tropical Cyclone "Shaheen-Gulab" heading toward landfall in Oman

Tropical Cyclone "Shaheen-Gulab" is expected to make landfall in northern Oman late October 3 or early October 4, 2021 (UTC), with maximum sustained winds near 130 km/h (80 mph). The cyclone formed from the remnants of Tropical Cyclone "Gulab" at...

October 02, 2021

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Tropical Cyclone "Gulab" to make landfall over Andhra Pradesh and south Odisha coast, India

Tropical Cyclone "Gulab" formed in the Bay of Bengal at 15:00 UTC on September 24, 2021, as the third named storm of the 2021 North Indian Ocean cyclone season. The cyclone is moving W toward India with landfall expected on Sunday, September 26, 2021, over...

September 26, 2021

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Tropical Storm "Chanthu" approaching Japan, residents advised to be on alert for landslides, strong winds and high waves

Japanese weather officials are advising people in the west of the country to be on alert for landslides, strong winds and high waves caused by Tropical Storm "Chanthu." The system is still hovering over the East China Sea, but it's slowly moving...

September 16, 2021