[10] On May 17, it moved over the eastern Indian state of Nagaland. If it originates in the northern hemisphere, it rotates counterclockwise, and in the southern hemisphere, it rotates clockwise. NSE Gainer-Large Cap . 30th November 2016 Last updated at 14:04. [88] On December 9, the IMD reported that Madi had weakened into a Severe Cyclonic storm. Chennai - Stay updated with latest & flash news, Lifestyle & Entertainment, Restaurants & Food, Events, Politics, Climate Updates, from Chennai, Tamil Nadu- Page 2013 In the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean, the same type of storm is called a cyclone. More than two dozen fishermen went missing and almost all of them were rescued by the Coast Guard and police. Cyclone Helen - 2013 Severe cyclonic storm Helen was a relatively weak tropical cyclone that formed in the Bay of Bengal Region on November 18, 2013, from the remnants of Tropical Storm Podul. Key Chennai reservoir opened Sea water in Chennai rushed 100 m deep into the city as school and colleges were shut down for three days. The Orissa cyclone in the year of 1999 was the strongest storm to hit the Indian coast and also the strongest tropical cyclones that affected India, Here is the list of strong tropical cyclones that affected India. The cyclone was classed as “Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm”. Floods in Uttarakhand in 2013. The Chennai port on the southeast coast has stopped cargo operations after a cyclone warning, a port official said on Tuesday. The Hindu - October 26, 2015 Cyclone Thane to hit Tamil Nadu coast early on Friday morning Operationally, the system was referred to as Mahasen; however, this was altered in 2014 with the final report and all archived advisories changed to show Viyaru. Task force members used the megaphone’s siren to alert and call villagers together to evacuate. [37] Shortly before landfall, Phailin began another eyewall replacement cycle which led to slight weakening, and the system jumped back to Category 4 status. W-NW movement cyclones are always rain filled cyclones unlike the pure west movement ones like Thane, Gaje or Vardah. Early on December 7, the IMD further upgraded BOB 08 into a Deep Depression,[81] and later upgrading it to Cyclonic Storm Madi about 370 km (230 mi) from Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. Posted on : 15/May/2013 11:41:18 AM: Share : Hopes that were pinned on the Cyclone Mahasen have been dashed as the cyclone moved away from Chennai. These disastrous floods remind us that without proper planning, unusually heavy rains in densely populated areas can brew a deadly cocktail for disaster. Cyclone Vardah which slammed Chennai and adjoining Andhra Pradesh coast two days back has left the city in a paralytic state.. A lot of relief and rehabilitation measures have been undertaken by the state to curb the disaster caused by the cyclone. The prediction is that it is likely to move towards Tamil Nadu coast & cross close to Puducherry at … By the time Cyclone Fani reaches Puducherry, Chennai, rest of Tamil Nadu and southern Andhra Pradesh, it will bring wind swirling at speeds of up to 100 km/hr. Known as the ‘Gateway to South India,’ Chennai is a major administrative and cultural center. [64] Helen continued to intensify into a Severe Cyclonic Storm the following day, reaching its peak intensity of 100 km/h (62 mph) with a central pressure of 990 mbar (29 inHg). (13 - 17 November, 2013) CYCLONE WARNING DIVISION, NEW DELHI DECEMBER, 2013 . [63] In the early hours of November 20, the IMD classified BOB 06 as a Cyclonic Storm, thereby officially naming it Helen. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the northern Indian Ocean. 30,000 people were marooned as a result of the following severe floods in Kalapara Upazila. Srini adds that though Cyclone Nivar did not cause the heavy losses estimated by the authorities, relief would have to continue for the next five days at least. 2013 Depression Wilma - Nagapattinam - Chennai 110 mm in 2 days. Madi started losing all its convection to the strong wind shear. It mentions all of the season's storms and their names, durations, peak intensities (according to the IMD storm scale), landfall(s) – denoted by bold location names – damages, and death totals. The cyclones that occur between Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn are known as Tropical Cyclones. [73] Mayabander and Port Blair recorded 24-hour rainfall accumulations of 243 mm and 213 mm respectively as the cyclone made landfall. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) released a new list of 169 cyclone names this week. World Vision was one of the first aid agencies to begin distributing relief supplies to families affected by Cyclone Phailin. Reasons for the fast onset included a favourable phase of the Madden-Julian Oscillation and the west-northwest movement of an area of low pressure between June 12–16. Land interaction led to the degeneration of the storm into a well-marked low pressure area, while it moved inland. Early on May 16, the cyclone attained its peak intensity with winds of 85 km/h (50 mph) and a barometric pressure of 990 mbar (hPa; 29.18 inHg). Originating from an area of low pressure over the southern Bay of Bengal in early May 2013, Viyaru slowly consolidated into a depression on May 10. A total of 95,003 poorly constructed huts were damaged or destroyed, 17 people died, and nearly 1.3 million were affected across the country. [41] 44 deaths related to the cyclone were reported. 1 ... November 2013 near latitude 11.5 0N and longitude 86.5 E, about 700 km east-southeast of Chennai, 770 km east-southeast of Nellore and 730 km east-northeast of Nagapattinam. The scope of this article is limited to the Indian Ocean in the Northern Hemisphere, east of the Horn of Africa and west of the Malay Peninsula. There were no reports of any casulaties in Andhra Pradesh, with the cyclone only uprooting trees, and damaging roads and crops in a few areas in East Godavari and Chittoor district. [29] Chicholi in Madhya Pradesh received 280 mm of rainfall in 24 hours on August 1, 2013.[30]. Learn more about the history and characteristics of Chennai in this article. Over the next two weeks one of the fastest onsets of the monsoon over India was observed After the monsoon had set in over Kerala, one of the fastest onsets of the monsoon over India was observed, with the whole nation covered by June 16 or about a month earlier than normal. A cyclone is a rotating, organized storm that originated over tropical or subtropical waters and maintains a wind speed stronger than 74 mph. Cyclone Phailin destroyed the home her family had built using borrowed money and savings from her husband’s $3 daily wage. During the next several days, BOB 05 moved westwards across the Arabian Sea as a convectionless low. Kea Weather Station radar images. [12][13] In preparation for the storm, large-scale evacuations were recommended for parts of Myanmar. “We are happy how small yet important things like the megaphones can help in such crucial times,” says Dharmender, director of World Vision’s work in Nirman. [48], ARB 01 made landfall in the northeastern Puntland region on November 9,[49] and dissipated by the 11th. [52] During the next several days, the system drifted towards the west while weakening further. Deccan Chronicle - November 15th, 2015. 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