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New list of names of tropical cyclones over north Indian Ocean

New list of names of tropical cyclones over north Indian Ocean Introduction New list of names of tropical cyclones over north Indian Ocean has been selected buy the WMOs Panel on tropical cyclones(PTC). Worldwide there are six regional specialised meteorological centres (RSMCs) and five regional Tropical Cyclone Warning Centres (TCWCs) mandated for issuing advisories and naming of tropical cyclones. India Meteorological Department is one of the six RSMCs to provide tropical cyclone a

Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘AMPHAN’ 

Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘AMPHAN’  The depression over southeast Bay of Bengal (BoB) intensified into a deep depression in the same afternoon, into cyclonic storm ‘AMPHAN’ (pronounced as UM-PUN)’in the same evening over the central parts of south BoB. It further intensified into a severe cyclonic storm about 990 km south of Paradip (Odisha), 1140 km south-southwest of Digha (West Bengal) and 1260 km south-southwest of Khepupara (Bangladesh).   &

Super cyclone Amphan

Tropical cyclone Tropical cyclone, also called typhoon or hurricane, an intense circular storm that originates over warm tropical oceans and is characterized by low atmospheric pressure, high winds, and heavy rain. Drawing energy from the sea surface and maintaining its strength as long as it remains over warm water, a tropical cyclone generates winds that exceed 119 km (74 miles) per hour. In extreme cases winds may exceed 240 km (150 miles) per hour, and gusts may surpass 320 km (200

Stages of Amphan Cyclone

  Stages of Amphan Cyclone Date/Time(IST) Position (Lat. 0N/ long. 0E) Maximum sustained surface wind speed (Kmph) Category of cyclonic disturbance 19.05.20/1130 16.5/86.9 210-220 gusting to 240 Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm 19.05.20/1730 17.1/87.1 200-210 gusting to 230 Extremel

All about Nisarga cyclone

All about Nisarga cyclone In strength and intensity, this would be much weaker than Cyclone Amphan that struck on May 20. In fact, it is not even a full-fledged cyclone right now, just a ‘depression’ that is likely to intensify into a ‘deep depression’ by Tuesday morning, and eventually into a cyclone, after which it would be called Nisarga. Where is it headed? It is headed towards the coastline of north Maharashtra and south Gujarat. It is

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