Showing posts with the label Cyclone

Hurricane Larry affects Newfoundland, Canada - Severe weather, power outage

September 11, 2021: Hurricane Larry made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 120 km/h in Canada today. Hurricane Larry has caused power outage to more than 10,000 customers mostly on the Avalon Peninsula, The Newfoundland Power confirmed. According to the Environment Canada, storm surge has been near the Burin Peninsula and Avalon Peninsula. As of 03:50 UTC today, Hurricane Larry is located about 135 km WSW of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.

Super Typhoon Chanthu (Kiko) to affect Philippines and Taiwan

September 11, 2021: Chanthu (known as Kiko in the Philippines) is currently a Category 5 Super Typhoon which is forecast to pass over extreme Northern Luzon, Philippines and lash Taiwan within two days. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has issued TCWS No.4 over the northeastern portion of Babuyan Islands and the southern portion of Batanes. Typhoon Chanthu is located about 530 kilometers south-southeast of Taiwan's southernmost tip of Eluanbi as of 03:00 UTC today. The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) of Taiwan has already issued a land warning for Super Typhoon Chanthu. Super Typhoon Chanthu is forecast to continue turning north-northwest and weaken to a Category 4-equivalent before making landfall in southern Taiwan on Sept. 11. The storm's center is forecast to move near or over Taipei as a Category 2 storm.

What is the most calm part of the tropical cyclone called?

Q: What is the most calm part of the tropical cyclone called? A: The most calm part of the tropical cyclone is called eye. Eye of the cyclone is the area of lowest atmospheric pressure and has been referred to as 'Calm Center'. Why is the center of cyclone calm? It is calm because the strong converging surface winds can never reach it, as the wind is caused to rotate around the center of the hurricane.

Cyclone Yaas Update: Yaas to make landfall near Dhamra port of Odisha

  Tropical Cyclone Yaas Live Location, Super Cyclone Yaas Latest Update Live with landfall location: May 25, 2021: A severe cyclonic storm Yaas is a currently strengthening tropical cyclone in the Bay of Bengal and has become the second severe cyclonic storm of the 2021 North Indian Ocean cyclone season. Severeal low lying areas including East Midnapore and West Midnapore and Jhargram. Hooghly, Kolkata and North 24 Parganas and South 24 Parganas have been kept under high alert. At 11:30 UTC today, the cylone Yaas was located about 200 km SSE of Paradip, 290 km SSE of Balasore and 290 km SSE of Digha. The people have been evacuated in the Chandipur area of Odisha's Balasore district. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) in India has deployed 65 teams for the possible disaster. The rescue and relief teams of the Indian army, navy, and the coast guard have also deployed over the coastal districts of Odisha and West Bengal. Tropical cyclone Yaas is forecast to make landfall like

Tropical Cyclone Eloise kills 12 in Mozambique and Zimbabwe

January 24, 2021: Tropical Cyclone Eloise has claimed lives of nine people in Mozambique and three in Zimbabwe. Cyclone Eloise caused damage in in Beira, Manica, and Quelimane areas of  Mozambique. According to the Mozambique’s National Institute for Disaster Risk Management and Reduction (INGD), the cyclone has damaged around 1069 homes, 11 hospitals and nine schools. Tropical Cyclone Eloise made landfall just south of the port city of Beira, Mozambique on January 23, 2021.  Eloise is the 5th named storm of the 2020/21 South-West Indian Ocean cyclone season.

Tropical Cyclone Nuri makes landfall in China

June 14, 2020: Tropical Cyclone Nuri made landfall in southern China on Sunday morning becoming the first tropical cyclone to make landfall in China this year. According to the Chinese Meteorological Administration, Tropical Cyclone Nuri landed on Hailing Island in Yangjiang City at about 8:50am (00:50 GMT) on Sunday. Nuri landed as a tropical storm, packing winds of 82.8km/h (51.4 mph) near its centre. Guangdong had launched the Level IV emergency response (lowest on scale) on Friday evening as Nuri developed in the South China Sea. According to the Hong Kong Observatory, as of 11am today, Tropical Cyclone Nuri was about 260km west-southwest of the city and was expected to move northwest and weaken gradually. Tropical Storm Nuri (Butchoy) was formed on the eastern coast of the Philippines. Nuri is the second storm of the typhoon season in the West Pacific.

New Cyclone 'Gati' to be formed in Bay of Bengal

June 10, 2020: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a new cyclone 'Gati' to develop over the Bay of Bengal this week.  A low pressure area is forecast to form somewhere near the coast of Myanmar. However, it is important to note that not all low pressure areas intensity into cyclones. If the weather disturbance reaches a certain level, it would be named as Cyclone Gati.  India has already experienced two cyclones this year. The Cyclone Amphan hit west Bengal in late May and another cyclone Nisarga hit the coast of Maharastra near Mumbai in early June.

Super Cyclone Amphan 2020: LIVE updates, forecast track details

According to the India Meteorological Department, Super Cyclone Amphan crossed West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts between Digha (West Bengal) and Hatiya Islands (Bangladesh) on May 20, 2020 . The states of West Bengal and Odisha were on high alert. We have been bringing live updates on Super Cyclonic Storm Amphan. Click here for updates Recommended Post: Recent natural disasters in India 2020 Update 4:00 pm IST At least 86 people have been died across India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Amphan has become the first super cyclonic storm in the Bay of Bengal since the 1999 Odisha cyclone and the second-most intense tropical cyclone worldwide in 2020. India -At least 72 people have been killed in India. -South and North 24 Parganas and East Midnapore  district in west Bengal region of India have been worst hit. -Heavy winds damaged at least 100 boats anchored in the Ramanathapuram district in southern India. Bangladesh -Twelve deaths have been confirmed in Bangladesh. -In Banglad

When will Amphan Cyclone hit in India?

Q: When will Amphan Cyclone hit in India? A: Amphan Cyclone is expected to make a landfall in India this Wednesday on May 20, 2020. According to the India Meteorological Department, Amphan is likely to cross West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts between Digha (West Bengal) and Hatiya Islands (Bangladesh) on May 20, 2020. Coastal districts of West Bengal are expected to have rainfall until May 20. The states of West Bengal and Odisha are on high alert. Super Cyclonic Storm Amphan is currently active over the Bay of Bengal threatening Odisha and West Bengal in India as well as Bangladesh. This is the first tropical cyclone of the 2020 North Indian Ocean cyclone season.

Vanuatu issues red alert for Tropical Cyclone Harold

April 5, 2020: The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazards Department, Port Vila has issued red alert for Sanma, Penama and Malampa provinces following tropical cyclone Harold. Also yellow alert has been issued for Torba and Shefa provinces. The tropical cyclone warning has been issued for Sanma, Penama and Malampa provinces. At 5:00 pm local time today, severe tropical cyclone Harold was located 175 km west of Luganville and 205 km west northwest of Malekula. Tropical cyclone harold is currently a category 4 cyclone.  Severe tropical cyclone Harold has been moving slowly in a southwesterly direction at 5 km per hour in the past 3 hours.  Damaging gale force winds, destructive storm force winds with heavy rainfalls and flash flooding over low lying areas and areas close to the river banks including coastal flooding are expected over Sanma, Penama and Malampa provinces and extending to Torba and Shefa provinces tonight. The Vanuatu National Disaster Management Office (V

Tropical Cyclone Harold forms near Solomon Islands

Update April 4, 2020 About 28 people aboard a ferry have been missing due to rough seas in the Solomon Islands. Main Post April 3, 2020: Tropical Cyclone Harold has formed in the Coral Sea, southwest of Honiara, according to the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). The Australian Bureau of Meteorology said Tropical Cyclone Harold, a category one, is 245 km west southwest of Honiara, the capital city of Solomon Islands. Tropical Cyclone Harold is forecast to intensify to category 2 strength as it approaches Solomon Islands. On 1st April 2020, a tropical low was formed centered between the Solomon Islands and the eastern coast of Papua New Guinea. Later, BOM upgraded the tropical low into a Category 1 tropical cyclone, and named it Harold. Harold is the 8th named storm of the 2019/20 South Pacific tropical cyclone season. Tropical Cyclone Harold Warning The Solomon Islands Meteorological Services has issued number five warning. A tropical cyclone warning

Herold Cyclone Update: Mauritius on cyclone warning class II

Tropical Cyclone Harold Track Map (Mauritius Meteorological Services) March 17, 2020: A cyclone warning Class II is in force in Mauritius following Tropical Cyclone Herold. At 4:00 p.m., Tropical Cyclone Herold was centered approximately 190 km west southwest of Rodrigues. Tropical cyclone Herold will continue to track towards the South East at about 35 km/h. The Mauritius Meteorological Services has issued a class III cyclone warning for Rodrigues. Tropical Cyclone Herold caused severe flooding in Madagascar. In Maroantsetra, more than 3 095 people were affected by the recent flooding. Tropical Cyclone Current Location Distance from Mauritius: 400 km E Distance from Rodrigues: 190 km WSW Distance from St Brandon: 500 km SSE Distance from Agalega: 1245 km SSE Tropical Cyclone Herold formed in the Indian Ocean near the coast of Madagascar on March 13, 2020.

Tropical Cyclone Tino to affect Fiji and Tonga

January 14, 2020: A storm in the Pacific is expected to become a tropical cyclone 'Tino' by Wednesday or Thursday. A tropical disturbance is located 1,670 km to the north-west of Fiji or 760 kilometres west-northwest of Port Vila, the capital of Vanuatu. The system is expected to intensify into Tropical Cyclone Tino on 15 January 2020. Warnings are being issued in Fiji and Tonga with fears both islands are in line to be directly hit by a tropical cyclone. The system is anticipated to enter Fijian waters on January 17, 2020.

SOMALIA: Tropical storm Pawan kills six

December 15, 2019: At least six people have been killed after a tropical storm named Pawan made landfall in northern Somalia . According to the UN humanitarian agency, tropical storm Pawan made landfall on December 6, bringing heavy rainfall, strong winds and flash floods in parts of Bari and Nugaal regions of Puntland. Eyl, Bandarbayla, Caluula and Laasqoray districts are severely affected by the tropical storm Pawan.

Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) kills 2 in Philippines, 200,000 evacuated

December 3, 2019: Two people have been killed after Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) lashed Philippines forcing evacuation of around 200,000 people. Typhoon Kammuri hit the main Luzon island just before midnight local time on Tuesday (16:00 GMT on Monday).  The Philippine disaster agency has marked Category-4-equivalent typhoon and asked locals to be alert for possible landslides, storm surges and floods triggered by heavy winds and rain. The Ninoy Aquino International Airport was shut from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA, said that the Typhoon Tisoy will bring heavy rainfall in Southern Luzon, Central Luzon and Metro Manila until Wednesday morning. Also several sporting events of the South East Asian Game 2019 have either been rescheduled for a later date or have been cancelled altogether due to Typhoon Tisoy.  Philippines deadliest cyclone on record was Super Typhoon Haiyan in 2013 , which

Cyclone Rita forms between Solomons and Vanuatu

November 24, 2019: The South Pacific cyclone season's first storm named Rita has formed between Solomon Islands and Vanuatu . According to the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazards Department, at 5pm local time, the low pressure near Solomon Islands was named Tropical Cyclone Rita as it developed into a category one system. Cyclone Rita was located about 405 km NE of Torres and 400 km NNE of Sola, an island in the far north of Vanuatu, Radio New Zealand reported. Rita is the first tropical cyclone of the Season 2019-2020. New Zealand is typically affected by one ex-tropical cyclone per year.

Bulbul Cyclone in Bangladesh: LIVE Updates, Photos, Videos

November 10, 2019: Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Bulbul is an active tropical cyclone causing flood and surge threat to Bangladesh. This is a page for LIVE UPDATES on disaster in Bangladesh caused by Cyclone Bulbul, please click here for updates. Update 08:00 UTC At least seven people have been killed in coastal districts of Bangladesh. Two people died in Khulna after being crushed by trees. An elderly man died in Patuakhali aftera tree fell on his house. Another fatality has been reported from Pirojpur. One each died in Madaripur, Barishal and Bagerhat. Update 07:15 UTC According to the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society, Bulbul has gradually weakened and turned into severe cyclonic storm and afterwards deep depression followed deliberate landfall in the coastal belt alongside the Bay of Bengal. According to the National Disaster Response Coordination Center (NDRCC), a total number of 21,06,918 people were evacuated within 5587 cyclone shelters. Update 03:55 UTC The Kolkata

Tropical Storm Pablo

October 27, 2019: Tropical Storm Pablo is expected to pass near or over the eastern islands today, The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. Tropical storm Pablo is located about 55 miles south-southwest of Santa Maria Island in the Azores, moving northeast at 25 mph. There are no coastal watches or warnings are in effect for Tropical Storm Pablo. "Pablo poses no threat to the United States or Atlantic Canada, but it will bring some rain and gusty winds to the Azores over the weekend,"  AccuWeather reported. Tropical Storm Olga lost steam in the Gulf of Mexico and has been downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone early Saturday morning. The hurricane center is no longer monitoring the storm.  Main Post: Recent Natural Disasters List October 27, 2019

Tropical Storm Olga causes damages, cancels flights

Update October 27, 2019 at 03:45 am UTC Tropical Storm Olga lost steam in the Gulf of Mexico and has been downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone early Saturday morning. The hurricane center is no longer monitoring the storm.  Meanwhile far out over the Atlantic Ocean, Tropical Storm Pablo has formed late Friday afternoon. October 26, 2019: Tropical Storm Olga has formed in the Gulf of Mexico bringing floods and flights cancellations. Dozens of flights were canceled or delayed at New Orleans’ main airport.  Several trees have been downed. The fallen tree caused significant damage to Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton’s home, the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reported . According to the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC), coastal flooding is possible across portions of the northern Gulf coast. A wind advisory remained in force for eastern Mississippi. Main Post: Recent Natural Disasters List October 27, 2019

Cyclonic Storm Kyarr prompts RED ALERT in Goa

October 25, 2019: The India meteorological department (IMD) has issued a red alert to Goa following the cyclonic storm Kyarr. According to the Indian Meteorological Department, light to heavy rainfall will occur over coastal districts of Karnataka, Goa and South Konkan during the next 24 hours. Cyclone Kyarr would result into gale winds, reaching the speed to 85 kmph and by Saturday it wouldbecome 110 kmph, the IMD official said. A deep depression in the Arabian Sea intensified into cyclonic storm Kyarr today.  Following the red alert, the Goa University has cancelled all examinations which were scheduled to be held on Friday and Saturday. The disaster management teams have been kept on standby. The cyclonic storm will move towards the coast of Oman. Original Post: Recent Natural Disasters List October 25, 2019