Afterwards, a record-breaking ten storms developed in the month of September. Iota eventually became the strongest storm of the month and only the second Category 5 hurricane ever recorded in the North Atlantic in November, continuing a spree of damage in Central America following Eta. It made landfall on July 26. The ITCZ (Inter Tropical Convergence Zone) is lying in the equatorial belt of Indian Ocean. Deep Depression BOB 03 formed on July 24, a rare date for a cyclone to form. Despite that, Gretel and Herold formed, with the latter becoming the first major tropical cyclone of 2020. The average typhoon season lasts year-round, with the majority of the storms forming between May and October. Yasa is currently intensifying and is now a Category 5 according to Australian scale. As the month began, both Calvinia and Sarai were weakening and gradually dissipated over the next few days. Typhoon Goni in October–November was the strongest and most intense storm of the season and year. Arthur also developed in the month, giving the North Atlantic season six consecutive seasons with pre-season activity. Blame it on climate change, there has been large variation witnessed in the oceans across the globe. The season was very destructive, causing an estimated $46.906 billion (2020 USD) in damage and more than four hundred fatalities. November was moderately active with twelve tropical cyclones forming, of which eleven were named. However storms are known for their truant behavior and non-compliance to these norms is seen on few occasion. In October, Typhoon Chan-hom was the longest-lived storm of the season, Typhoon Saudel was another contributing storm to the Vietnam flood event, Tropical Storm Linfa became the deadliest storm of the season and year, and Typhoon Molave caused catastrophic damage to the Philippines. It later dissipated inland. The year 2020 marked the first pre-monsoon cyclone in a century-- Cyclone Amphan. Its remnants then affected Malta and Libya. Near the end of the month, Dolly formed in the North Atlantic Ocean and became the third-earliest fourth named storm in the basin on record but dissipated before reaching any land. On April 9, ENSO Blog reaffirmed their belief that environmental conditions would remain neutral. Gati later became a Category 3 tropical cyclone on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, and made landfall in the Arabian Peninsula. Two more storms formed in the Bay of Bengal - Nivar and Burevi, both impacting south India. The South-West Indian Ocean also featured one storm, Chalane, which brought minimal damage to Madagascar and impacted Mozambique. The season's first cyclone developed on May 16, and activity was unprecedented after Arthur formed, with an additional off-season storm forming having been named Tropical Storm Bertha. The month of July was active, with 14 tropical cyclones forming and 9 being named. 1.Gujarat Braces for Cyclone Vayu, 2.15 Lakh People Evacuated. Near the end of the month, the record third South Atlantic tropical cyclone of the year formed and was given the name Oquira. On January 24, a depression formed and dissipated the next day without been named. The storm made landfall near Alibag (Konkan - Maharashtra) with a peak wind speed of 110kmh. Indian seas witnessed 5 tropical cyclones: 3 over Bay of Bengal and 2 in the Arabian Sea. After Nisarga dissipated, there was no activity between June 4 and October 11 - one of the longest gaps in inactivity on record. It was also the most intense tropical cyclone in the 2020 part of the 2019-20 South-West Indian Ocean cyclone season. The third one intensified into Cyclone Damien. It was also the earliest Category 5 South Pacific cyclone on record, as well as the second Category 5 severe tropical cyclone in the South Pacific after Harold this year. At the beginning of the month, the active Tropical Low 01U later became Severe Tropical Storm Bongoyo although the precursor of the storm formed in November and is thus is counted as part of that month. Surprisingly there was no cyclone over West Pacific in July 2020, the first such occurrence since reliable records began. Blake subsequently became the first named storm of the year and made two landfalls in the Kimberley Region, bringing heavy rainfall throughout the region. In late February, 2 new tropical lows formed, and were named Esther and Ferdinand. The strongest storm of the year so far was Yasa, peaking with a pressure of 899 hPa (26.55 inHg) and with 10-minute sustained winds of 250 km/… In mid-February four disturbances formed, 07F, 08F, 09F and 10F. The month of January was moderately active in terms of named storms and systems formed, but minimally active in terms of intensity in the Southern Hemisphere, however, no tropical cyclones developed within the Northern Hemisphere. 07F & 08F dissipated before becoming tropical depressions but the other 2 strengthened into tropical cyclones Vicky and Wasi. It rapidly intensified into a Category 5 Severe tropical cyclone as it impacted Vanuatu.The season ended on April 10. As many as 50,000 living near the coastline in South Gujarat have already been shifted to safer places while work is in progress to evacuate more people, Additional Chief Secretary, Revenue, Pankaj Kumar said. In the West Pacific, the third tropical depression of the formed on July 11 and at the end of the month featured Typhoon Hagupit, the second typhoon of the season, and Tropical Storm Sinlaku. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the response to tropical cyclones during the year. Another Cyclone, Nisarga has hit the financial capital of India today and is the second pre-monsoon cyclone … Storms Josephine, Kyle, Laura, and Marco became the earliest 10th, 11th, 12th, and 13th named storms on record in the Atlantic and forming on August 13, 14, 21, and 22, respectively. The season was slightly above average, with nine tropical cyclones, five cyclonic storms, four severe cyclonic storms, three very severe cyclonic storms, and one super cyclonic storm. The South Pacific also included three cyclones, one of which was Cyclone Yasa which became the fourth most intense tropical cyclone in the South Pacific on record and the strongest since Cyclone Winston. Yasa became the most powerful tropical cyclone of 2020 beating Goni with a minimum barometric pressure of 899 mb (26.55 inHg) and maximum wind speed of 250 km/h (155 mph). Template:Infobox tropical cyclone Shala kutta Severe Cyclonic Storm Nisarga was the strongest tropical cyclone to strike the Indian state Maharashtra in the month of June since 1891. Both system caused strong winds and heavy downpour. Though there are no official bounds as such for cyclones to form in the Indian Seas but predominantly the cyclone season runs from March to June and from October to December. It strengthened into severe tropical cyclone Uesi and affected New Caledonia and New Zealand. It was also the first cyclone to impact Mumbai since Phyan of 2009. The season was slightly below average with most of the tropical cyclones affecting the Korean Peninsula and the Philippines. In addition, no storms formed in the Central Pacific ocean this year - the first such occurrence since 2017. Each individual storm generated very low ACE counts throughout the season, ending at a total of just 73 units. It went on to strengthen into a super cyclonic storm, being designated Super Cyclonic Storm Amphan, and make landfall in India three days later, becoming the costliest storm ever recorded in the basin. Many records were broken throughout the season, including the extreme rate of tropical cyclone formations, the second time on record that the Greek naming system for named storms was used, and the strength of the storms which formed in the months of October and November. Although not directly making landfall, Hurricane Genevieve passed very close to Baja California Sur and caused minor damage. Rita would then peak as a Category 3 on the Australian scale. Cyclone season for India ended on a positive note and no more cyclones are expected to ravage our coastline this season. [11] When Cyclone Amphan was approaching India in May, shelter capacity in West Bengal was reduced from 500,000 people to 200,000 people due to social distancing restrictions. A low-pressure area developing over the Arabian sea will intensify into a cyclonic storm in the next 48 hours and will reach parts of Maharashtra and Gujarat coasts on June 3… The opener cyclone Amphan became a super cyclonic storm during its life period between 16th May to 20th May. Featuring only seventeen tropical storms (sixteen received names), four hurricanes, and three major hurricanes, the 2020 Pacific hurricane season was the least active season in exactly a decade. August was the second most active month of the year, seeing 18 tropical cyclones forming and 15 named storms. [6][7] When Typhoon Vongfong struck the Philippines in May, evacuation shelters were filled to half-capacity to comply with social distancing guidelines, requiring more evacuation centers to house refugees. The month of April was fairly inactive with only five storms developing and three being named, however the month featured Harold responsible for devastating damage in Vanuatu and the first category 5-equivalent storm of 2020, as well as the first to be featured in the South Pacific since Gita in 2018. The cyclone though weakened to a cyclonic storm just before making landfall between Karaikal and Mamallapuram around Puducherry. This is only the fourth time ever that the typhoon season wasn't the most active season; three times (2005, 2010 and 2020) it was the Atlantic hurricane season, the fourth (and only time the most active season wasn't in the Northern Hemisphere) being the 1973 Australian cyclone season. Southwest Monsoon has set in over Kerala on 1st June, 2020, coinciding with its normal date," the IMD said in its website, as the southern state recorded widespread rainfall during the … The IMD has said that depression in the Arabian Sea is likely to intensify into a severe cyclone and cross the north Maharashtra and south Gujarat coasts on June 3. Cyclone `Nisarga' is very likely to intensify into a "severe cyclonic storm" over the next 12 hours and cross Maharashtra and South Gujarat coast on Wednesday afternoon, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday. Also not officially included is Medicane Ianos, which developed in the Mediterranean Sea and is included for record-keeping purposes only. Afterwards, October featured little relief with 3 hurricanes and 4 named storms forming all and all. After, Intense Tropical Cyclone Gabekile formed, becoming the first of three intense cyclones of 2020. After having 2 storms in the pre monsoon season, the post monsoon also started with a bang . For only the third time ever, and the first in a decade, the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is the most active of the year, beating the typhoon season, which had below-average statistics, especially in the count of super typhoons. 2019–20 South-West Indian Ocean cyclone season summary map, 2020–21 South-West Indian Ocean cyclone season summary map, 2019–20 Australian region cyclone season summary map, 2020–21 Australian region cyclone season summary map, 2019–20 South Pacific Ocean cyclone season summary map, 2020–21 South Pacific Ocean cyclone season summary map, Global atmospheric and hydrological conditions. In addition to that, six injured themselves. Of these, 105, including three subtropical cyclones in the South Atlantic Ocean and three tropical-like cyclones in the Mediterranean Sea, were named by various weather agencies when they attained maximum sustained winds of 35 knots (65 km/h; 40 mph). In August, Typhoon Hagupit became the second typhoon of the season, striking China. Cyclone Nisarga Tracker, Weather forecast Today highlights: Barely a fortnight since super cyclone Amphan, one of the strongest cyclones that … By Katie Sewell PUBLISHED: 16:56, Sun, Nov 3, 2019 Nivar was in late November and affected East India. In the Australian region, two tropical lows formed in and both impacted the Pilbara Region of Western Australia, one reaching near Category 1 tropical cyclone strength according to Australian scale. In July, almost no storms formed, marking the quietest July in over 130 years. After that, on December 6 another low formed off the coast of Java, which also intensified into a tropical storm status according to JTWC. Delta and Zeta impacted the Yucátan Peninsula before making landfall in Louisiana. The vice president of Skymet Mahesh Palawat says, “There is no depression in … Later in the month, Mangga formed as an off-season tropical storm in the Australian region. In July, five individual storms (most notably Hurricane Isaias, which spawned a damaging tornado outbreak in the United States) formed and tied the record with 2005 as the most active July on record. 5 The wind speeds for this tropical cyclone/basin are based on the Saffir Simpson Scale which uses 1-minute sustained winds. It also featured Tropical Depression One-E in the Eastern Pacific, becoming its earliest forming tropical cyclone in the basin proper, and the first storm in the Northern Hemisphere in 2020. Adding on, Tino brought considerable damage throughout the South Pacific in the middle portion of the month, and a rare South Atlantic tropical cyclone formed, named Kurumí, becoming the first of its kind to be named in January later on in the month. AHMEDABAD: Cyclone Maha, which currently lies 740km west-southwest of Diu and 660km west-southwest of Porbandar as an extremely severe cyclonic storm, started to recurve towards the Gujarat … In the North Atlantic the incredibly active season continued with Theta and Iota having developed and breaking the record for the most named storms in an Atlantic hurricane season, surpassing that of 2005. The last depression dissipated in early December. The Eastern Pacific similarly was below average with 17 named storms forming and merely 4 hurricanes. On November, 12 Alicia formed on the extreme northeast section of the basin. Diane and Esami later formed, with Diane being the costliest and deadliest storm. Elsewhere, Tropical Storm Amanda was the costliest storm of the season after its El Salvador landfall. In the Southern Hemisphere, Alicia, Tropical Depression 02 formed marking the beginning of the 2020–21 South–West Indian Ocean cyclone season. This is because when systems move between basins, it creates a discrepancy in the actual number of systems and fatalities. In the Eastern Pacific two tropical storms, Odalys and Polo, formed but intensified little. In the Mediterranean Sea, a powerful system unofficially named Ianos by Greece formed and affected Sicily and Greece, with winds peaking at 120 km/h (75 mph) and a minimum pressure of 995 mb (29.38 inHg). December was moderately active featuring thirteen systems, however only six were named. Two people lost their lives due to rain-related incidents caused by the cyclone’s effect. The Super Cyclonic Storm Amphan is the first super cyclonic storm and also the first pre monsoon super cyclone of this century. Along with the system another low formed off the coast of Kimberley Region. Following the same day, 03F intensified into Category 1 tropical cyclone Zazu, strengthening to Category 2. This was mainly due to the developing La Niña. Apart from this, Cyclone Hika can cause trouble and havoc tooChief Minister Vijay Rupani is chairing a meeting of the scenario. On December 13, 15:00 UTC, 02F intensified into a Category 1 tropical cyclone Yasa according to Australian scale. The post monsoon season from October-December is generally more active than the pre-monsoon season from March-June. This was only one of three known years where the North Atlantic was more active than the West Pacific, the others being 2005 and 2010. This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the National Weather Service. Tropical Disturbance 02F was designated sometime later, but didn't last long after that. In particular, Goni became tied with Meranti and Haiyan as the most intense typhoon recorded in the Eastern Hemisphere on record, and the most intense cyclone recorded to make landfall in history, with sustained one-minute winds of 315 km/h (195 mph) causing historical levels of damage in the Philippines. 2020 had a slightly above average amount of tropical cyclones forming in the year. Therefore conditions do not favor for cyclogenesis in the Indian Seas to have any storm threating our coastline. The 2019–20 season was slightly above average, with eight tropical depressions, seven tropical storms, and three intense tropical cyclones in 2020. They both exited the basin and intensified further into the South Pacific basin. Exactly one month later, Tropical Storm Nuri formed, marking one of the slowest starts on record. Gati formed on November 21, causing one of the longest naming gaps in history. Indian seas witnessed 5 tropical cyclones: 3 over Bay of Bengal and 2 in the Arabian Sea. As the season was reaching January, it already has seen four tropical cyclones throughout the second half of 2019. In the North Indian Ocean, Nisarga formed near southwest India and historically affected the cities of Alibag and Mumbai. The month of February was fairly active, seeing thirteen tropical cyclones develop, with eight being named. Then, on October 11, after the inactivity gap came to a close, Deep Depression BOB 02 formed. Activity in the Western Pacific increased significantly with the formation of Jangmi, Mekkhala, a tropical depression that didn't affect land, and Higos in the South China Sea. No named storms entered the basin from the Central Pacific, east of the International Date Line. The depression in the Arabian Sea is likely to intensify into a severe cyclone and cross the north Maharashtra and south Gujarat coasts on June 3, and will have an impact on Mumbai. 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It exited the basin on November 30 and entered the South West Indian Ocean where it intensified into a severe tropical storm and it was named Bongoyo. Cyclone Nisarga muddles Maharashtra's fight against Covid-19, Gujarat has an escape Cyclone Nisarga puts pressure on municipal bodies in Maharashtra in the middle of its fight against Covid-19. The season began very late with the first storm, Vongfong, developing on May 10, southeast of the Philippines. The Eastern Pacific was very quiet, only featuring Norbert while the Western Pacific was active featuring numerous tropical systems which also led to severe floods in Vietnam, including Saudel, Molave, and Goni. Sarai formed on December 23, lasting into the new year before finally ceasing to exist on January 2. It strengthened into a moderate tropical storm, then to a severe tropical storm, and was named Bongoyo. Another low named 03U formed and quickly dissipated after making landfall in Northern Territory, Australia. Alicia strengthened into a tropical cyclone on November 15, rapidly weakened due to the vertical wind shear and cool waters, and dissipated on November 17. The exception was the number of tropical storms, featuring 17, which was slightly above average for the basin. June was slightly inactive with just six tropical cyclones forming and five of them being named. Not before a week after, another tropical cyclone named Burevi made a rare landfall in Sri Lanka. The first storm, in the Bay of Bengal, formed on May 16 from a low pressure area. [2] By March, there was little evidence of increased rainfall near the equator. After fifteen years, the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season has surpassed record high activity in terms of named storms. The 2019–20 Australian region cyclone season was a below average tropical cyclone season for the waters surrounding Australia between longitudes 90°E and 160°E. Cyclone-affected areas of Gujarat are not major Covid-19 outbreak centres except Surat. Shortly after Gati, Nivar formed off the coast of Tamil Nadu and also began to quickly intensifiy to a Category 1 equivalent tropical cyclone before striking Karaikal. Weather systems keep moving in the equatorial region and mostly head for Somalia moving across the Arabian Sea. This was an outlier in the history of storms as they seldom visit this area. Coastal areas of Gujarat are put on high alert over the Cyclonic storm predictions. Two more depressions formed in October, and none were named - one of only a few occurrences on record. In quick succession another Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Nivar came up in the Bay of Bengal between 23rd November to 27th November. Maha will be most affected by Cyclone Nisarga, warned the IMD. It was also the fourth most intense South Pacific tropical cyclone after Winston, Zoe, Pam, while Zazu dissipated into an extratropical cyclone. Throughout 2020, 137 tropical cyclones have formed in bodies of water known as tropical cyclone basins. The opener cyclone Amphan became a super cyclonic storm during its life period between 16th May to 20th May. They believed that there was a 60% chance that the environment would remain in neutral conditions related to the El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO); this was based on the expectation that the above normal water temperatures would return to normal. The final typhoon of the season was Typhoon Vamco, which was another serious Philippine typhoon. [8][9][10] As a result of the use of schools as quarantine facilities for COVID-19, some schools could not be used as evacuation shelters. The season as a whole, however, was below average. The West Pacific in fact had a below average season with only 23 named storms forming. Another depression formed in the West Pacific in the middle of the month and eventually strengthened into Tropical Storm Krovanh over the South China Sea. Hurricane Hanna and Isaias together would become the first and second hurricanes of the Atlantic hurricane season, with Isaias in particular spawning a damaging tornado outbreak in the Eastern United States. Of these, 102, including two subtropical cyclones in the South Atlantic Ocean and three tropical-like cyclone in the Mediterranean Sea, have been named by various weather agencies when they attained maximum sustained winds of 35 knots (65 km/h; 40 mph). Impacts of two tropical cyclones, cyclone Nisarga in Maharashtra and Gujarat and cyclone Amphan in West Bengal and Odisha, have reinforced the urgency of climate adaptation and building resilience into urban and environmental planning for coastal megacities. It also features an average Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE) count of approximately 294, as the basin is typically the most active of the year, every year. Also during the month was a rare subtropical storm in the South Atlantic named Mani, although it drifted well away from land. It was designated 06F by the Fiji Meteorological Service. No tropical cyclones developed until January 19, which was very late in the calendar year. On January 1, 06 intensified into Tropical Storm Danilo. india Updated: Jun 04, 2020, 03:12 IST The storm made its first landfall over east coast of Sri Lanka and thereafter lingered over Gulf of Mannar. 6The wind speeds for this tropical cyclone are based on Météo-France which uses wind gusts. As 2020 began, sea surface temperatures were above normal in the eastern Pacific Ocean near the equator, which had the potential to develop into El Niño conditions. The season had an unusually late start with the first system, Blake, forming in early January, well after the official start of the season. [4] In September, NOAA confirmed that the environment shifted to a La Niña pattern, based on lower than normal water temperatures in the eastern Pacific Ocean near the equator. The "strength" of a tropical cyclone is measured by the minimum barometric pressure, not wind speed. Hurricane Laura made its track through the Caribbean and eventually strengthened into a high-end Category 4 hurricane, making the strongest hurricane landfall ever recorded in the U.S state of Louisiana and causing over 14 billion USD in damage. In June, Severe Cyclonic Storm Nisarga became the first storm in the new thirteen-list naming system. During December 8, the FMS reported that Tropical Disturbance 01F had developed, while it was located about 145 km (90 mi) to the northeast of Apia in Samoa. In what comes as a relief to Gujarat, the Cyclone Vayu has now diverted its route towards Oman. Cyclone Vayu a boon for Kutch region, Monsoon likely to hit Gujarat in next 5 to 6 days June 18, 2019 [Hindi] चक्रवात वायु हुआ कमजोर लेकिन गुजरात में अगले 24 घंटों तक देगा बारिश This marked the third season in a row with a pre-season tropical cyclone. It persisted for two weeks and reached category 3 on the Australian tropical cyclone scale before dissipating west of Australia. Over 50,000 People Evacuated In Gujarat, Daman Ahead Of Cyclone Nisarga. In February, Moderate Tropical Storm Francisco formed, and was deemed very weak. In early February, another low originally in the Australian region crossed the 160th meridian east and emerged in the South Pacific. The brewing cyclone comes as Maharashtra and Gujarat, particularly Mumbai, deal with the COVID-19 pandemic at an extraordinary scale compared to the rest of the country. Amphan was followed by Severe Cyclonic Storm Nisarga between 01st June to 04th June. Later in the month, activity increased in the South Pacific with Vicky and Wasi forming, bringing heavy rain to the Samoan Islands. An average Pacific hurricane season features 15 tropical storms, 9 hurricanes, and 4 major hurricanes, and features an Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE) count of 132. Trade winds were enhanced in the central and tropical Pacific Ocean, and water temperatures remained above normal. In the North Indian Ocean, BOB 02, ARB 03 and BOB 03 formed which caused the delay of the withdrawal of southwest monsoon season and flash flooding in Telengana and Maharashtra. The storm over Southeast Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood moved north-northwestwards with a speed of 6 kmph in … The deadliest storm of the year was Eta which caused 211 fatalities and another 120 to be missing in Central America and the U.S, while the costliest storm of the year was Laura, with a damage cost around $16.1 billion in the Greater Antilles, The Bahamas, and the Gulf Coast of the United States. Esther didn't strengthen much, but Ferdinand went on to become a Category 3 severe tropical cyclone, equivalent to a Category 2 Atlantic Hurricane. Also Bay of Bengal is a more active basin than Arabian Sea, both in terms of frequency and intensity of cyclones. The sum of the number of systems and fatalities in each basin will not equal the number shown as the total. Regional Specialized Meteorological Centers. 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