Articles tagged "southern indian ocean"


"Bansi" forecast to peak as a Category 5 hurricane equivalent

Tropical Cyclone "Bansi" formed on January 11, 2015 north of La Reuniuon, Southern Indian Ocean, and rapidly intensified to a Category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson wind scale by early January 13. According to RSMC La Reunion, which monitors any tropical c

January 13, 2015

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Two new tropical disturbances formed in Indian Ocean

New tropical depression (System 94S) formed on May 8, 2013 and is about to become next tropical cyclone in  Southern Indian Ocean – Tropical Cyclone 24S.  The system is packing maximum sustained winds near 40 knots (46 mph/74 kmh) with gusts

May 09, 2013

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Strong wind shear weakened Tropical Cyclone Imelda

Tropical Cyclone Imelda moved into an area of higher wind shear and cooler waters in the Southern Indian Ocean and has lost hurricane status. According to latest upper level analysis of the atmosphere that was conducted by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC),

April 17, 2013