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. In the Eastern Pacific two tropical storms, Odalys and Polo, formed but intensified little. It rapidly weakened and dissipated the next day. Despite the inactivity, an unusual tropical depression formed on April 25– the record earliest start to an Eastern Pacific hurricane season since reliable records began in 1966. Surprisingly there was no cyclone over West Pacific in July 2020, the first such occurrence since reliable records began. The post monsoon season from October-December is generally more active than the pre-monsoon season from March-June. Additionally, the Western Pacific typhoon season produced 5 storms, three of which became tropical storms: Noul, Dolphin, and Kujira. The Gujarat government undertook a massive evacuation drive on Wednesday, 12 June, across 10 … Irondro later followed on April 1, and concluded with the dissipation of Jeruto on April 16. Parts of Maharashtra and Gujarat dealt with heavy rainfall caused by the effect of the cyclone Nisarga. Additionally, another system designated 03U formed near the Northern Territory and made landfall shortly afterwards, enhancing rainfall over the region. Near the end of the month, the record third South Atlantic tropical cyclone of the year formed and was given the name Oquira. The strongest storm in the basin this year was Hurricane Marie, which reached low-end Category 4 strength on the Saffir–Simpson scale and it did not impact land. In late February, 2 new tropical lows formed, and were named Esther and Ferdinand. Apart from this, Cyclone Hika can cause trouble and havoc tooChief Minister Vijay Rupani is chairing a meeting of the scenario. It dissipated shortly afterwards. While year 2020 was record active season for the Atlantic Ocean with 30 storms including 7 hurricane, the West Pacific otherwise known as the most active basin was a little dormant recording only 23 named storms including 10 typhoon and 2 super typhoon. This marked the third season in a row with a pre-season tropical cyclone. 5th and last named storm of this season Burevi persisted for nearly one week between 30th November and 05th December. The 2019–20 season was slightly above average, with eight tropical depressions, seven tropical storms, and three intense tropical cyclones in 2020. This was mainly due to the developing La Niña. 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. 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. It have become extratropical on December 20. Cyclone Amphan – 2020 Cyclone Amphan is a very powerful tropical cyclone of 2020 raising over the Bay of Bengal around the state of Odisha and West Bengal in India. Cyclone Zazu also formed alongside Yasa, but had minimal impact on land outside Niue. 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. Amphan simultaneously dissipated. Indian seas witnessed 5 tropical cyclones: 3 over Bay of Bengal and 2 in the Arabian Sea. In the Western Pacific, Etau and Vamco developed, Vamco later becoming a Category 4 typhoon and both further contributing to the devastating flooding in Vietnam and in the Philippines, dealing an outstanding $1.06 billion USD worth of damage. Over 50,000 evacuated in Gujarat, Daman ahead of cyclone 03 Jun, 2020, 12.36 PM IST. 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. It made landfall on July 26. Not before a week after, another tropical cyclone named Burevi made a rare landfall in Sri Lanka. It nearly stalled over that area and finally weakened to a depression. It strengthened into severe tropical cyclone Uesi and affected New Caledonia and New Zealand. 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. Nuri formed on the eastern coast of the Philippines, becoming the second storm of the typhoon season in the West Pacific but quickly weakened before landfall. Most meteorological organizations rate the intensity of a storm by this figure, so the lower the minimum pressure of the storm, the more intense or "stronger" it is considered to be. 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. 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. In the eastern Pacific, a tropical cyclone outbreak resulted in the formation of Elida, Fausto, Genevieve, Hernan, and Iselle. 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. The first storm, in the Bay of Bengal, formed on May 16 from a low pressure area. 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. It later dissipated inland. Weather systems keep moving in the equatorial region and mostly head for Somalia moving across the Arabian Sea. 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. In the Southern Hemisphere, Alicia, Tropical Depression 02 formed marking the beginning of the 2020–21 South–West Indian Ocean cyclone season. 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. Eta rapidly intensified to a high-end Category 4 Hurricane, becoming the second strongest of the season and the third strongest hurricane in November ever recorded. The first storm may hit the coastal areas between June 1 and 3, while the second cyclone named Nisarga can hit Kutch, hitting Dwarka, Okha and Morbi in Gujarat between June 4-5. On November 14, another tropical disturbance formed off the coast of Madagascar; however, on November 16 the system failed to organise due to unfavourable vertical wind shear according to JTWC. Along with the system another low formed off the coast of Kimberley Region. The Eastern Pacific similarly was below average with 17 named storms forming and merely 4 hurricanes. After, Intense Tropical Cyclone Gabekile formed, becoming the first of three intense cyclones of 2020. 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. The exception was the number of tropical storms, featuring 17, which was slightly above average for the basin. The North Atlantic mainly contributed to most development in the month and continued its record breaking season with the development of Hurricanes Nana, Paulette, Sally, and Teddy, and (Sub)Tropical Storms Omar, Rene, Vicky, Wilfred, Alpha, and Beta. Over 50,000 People Evacuated In Gujarat, Daman Ahead Of Cyclone Nisarga. Two additional low formed, one formed but exited the basin on December 20 and another Zone of Disturbed Weather formed near Diego Garcia, which strengthened to Severe Tropical Storm Chalane, which made landfall on Madagascar and Mozambique, the first tropical cyclone for this season to make landfall. Nisarga Cyclone is a cyclone developed due to the low-pressure area over the Arabian sea. 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. Three other tropical lows formed in late January and early February. Two more depressions formed in October, and none were named - one of only a few occurrences on record. On November 24, Tropical Low 01U formed off the coast of Sumatra which started the 2020–21 season. This marked 2nd year in a row featuring super cyclone in the Indian Seas. 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 Despite that, Gretel and Herold formed, with the latter becoming the first major tropical cyclone of 2020. Damien became the first and strongest storm of the month, impacting the Pilbara Region of Western Australia as a Category 2 tropical cyclone on the Saffir-Simpson scale. Yasa went on to significantly impact the country of Fiji after weakening somewhat from peak strength. The same Zone of Disturbed Weather which exited on December 20, again re-entered on December 28, following with another Zone of Disturbed Weather, designated 06. 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Each individual storm generated very low ACE counts throughout the season, ending at a total of just 73 units. It was designated 06F by the Fiji Meteorological Service. December was moderately active featuring thirteen systems, however only six were named. Consequently, activity also increased in the Australian basin with Esther and Ferdinand forming, with Ferdinand staying north of the Australian coastline its entire lifetime. 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. The cyclonic storm could make landfall near the border of Gujarat and Maharashtra on Wednesday afternoon.  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. Trade winds were enhanced in the central and tropical Pacific Ocean, and water temperatures remained above normal. 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 month of July was active, with 14 tropical cyclones forming and 9 being named. Cyclone-affected areas of Gujarat are not major Covid-19 outbreak centres except Surat. Afterwards, October featured little relief with 3 hurricanes and 4 named storms forming all and all. Partially as a result, most of the storms make landfall in Philippines. 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 … Weather Today, May 17, 2020: The India Meteorological department (IMD) Sunday said that the cyclonic storm ‘Amphan’ is very likely to further intensify into a Severe Cyclonic Storm over the next six hours and into a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm during the subsequent 12 hours. The average typhoon season lasts year-round, with the majority of the storms forming between May and October. In mid March, Gretel entered the basin. In August, Typhoon Hagupit became the second typhoon of the season, striking China. 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. Tropical Disturbance 02F was designated sometime later, but didn't last long after that. During 2020, tropical cyclones formed within seven different tropical cyclone basins, located within various parts of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans. The storm made its first landfall over east coast of Sri Lanka and thereafter lingered over Gulf of Mannar. Vongfong (Ambo) became the first storm of the Pacific typhoon season, marking the latest start to the basin since 2016 and dealing significant damage in the Philippines. Category 4 Hurricane Douglas then became one of the latest first hurricanes in the Eastern Pacific and would become the first major hurricane of the East Pacific hurricane season, which would also be the strongest storm of the month. 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. The opener cyclone Amphan became a super cyclonic storm during its life period between 16th May to 20th May. It is likely to intensify into a severe cyclone and may hit Maharashtra-Gujarat Coast on June 3. An average Atlantic hurricane season features 12 tropical storms, 6 hurricanes, and 3 major hurricanes, and features an Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE) count of 106. Iota was also the strongest storm in terms of wind speed, peaking with a strength of 160 mph or as a Category 5 hurricane on the Saffir–Simpson scale. Blake would later make landfall in northwestern Australia and soon degenerate afterwards. 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. Private meteorological company Skymet has reported that the Very Severe Cyclone Vayu may not hit Gujarat and may just drift away from the Saurashtra coast. By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 2, 2020 7:34:46 am. However storms are known for their truant behavior and non-compliance to these norms is seen on few occasion. The month concluded with two other systems in the basin: Danilo and Tropical Depression 05. Furthermore, Bertha formed in the Atlantic and marked the first time since 2016 that two pre-season storms have formed in the Atlantic, as well as the first time since 2012 that two tropical depressions or storms formed in the month of May. Your email address will not be published. The final typhoon of the season was Typhoon Vamco, which was another serious Philippine typhoon.  Over the next few days, the system moved westwards towards Vanuatu and developed into a tropical depression, before it started to interact with Tropical Disturbance 02F that had developed near Vanuatu. In addition to that, six injured themselves. After fifteen years, the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season has surpassed record high activity in terms of named storms. Delta and Zeta impacted the Yucátan Peninsula before making landfall in Louisiana. 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. The storm made landfall near Alibag (Konkan - Maharashtra) with a peak wind speed of 110kmh. With only four tropical cyclones forming in March, the month was the least active of 2020. However, they began to warm up significantly that Spring, with the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico and the Main Development Region all having well above-average sea surface temperatures. The third one intensified into Cyclone Damien. Another low named 03U formed and quickly dissipated after making landfall in Northern Territory, Australia. This is because when systems move between basins, it creates a discrepancy in the actual number of systems and fatalities. The season concluded with the two lows formed in the area under TCWC Jakarta, which the latter one was named as Mangga which became one of the powerful extratropical cyclone to hit Australia such late in the season. Cyclone season for India ended on a positive note and no more cyclones are expected to ravage our coastline this season. In 2020 in the North Atlantic basin, all of the statistics fell well above listed, featuring a record-breaking 30 tropical storms, 13 hurricanes, and 6 major hurricanes, with an ACE total of 178. It made landfall in Andhra Pradesh and caused extensive damage. The season had an unusually late start with the first system, Blake, forming in early January, well after the official start of the season. In the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, COVID-19, travel and social distancing restrictions associated with the pandemic were lifted for those seeking safe houses and evacuation shelters during Cyclone Harold. During most of the year, sea surface temperatures were moderately below normal near the equator, and were highest around 160° E from August to October. [nb 2] Typhoons Bavi, Maysak, and Haishen were a series of three major typhoons to strike the Korean Peninsula in just a two-week span in August and September. 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. 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. In the North Indian Ocean was a relatively average season which featured 5 named storms but became the costliest season in recorded history due to the onslaught of Cyclone Amphan in early May. Nivar was in late November and affected East India. The cyclone though weakened to a cyclonic storm just before making landfall between Karaikal and Mamallapuram around Puducherry. The West Pacific in fact had a below average season with only 23 named storms forming. During the year, 142 tropical cyclones formed in bodies of water known as tropical cyclone basins. In what comes as a relief to Gujarat, the Cyclone Vayu has now diverted its route towards Oman. Hurricane Sally brought devastating impacts to parts of the Southeastern United States while Hurricane Paulette made landfall in Bermuda as a Category 1 hurricane. One of them dissipated later. 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 2019–20 season was slightly above average with eight tropical cyclones and four severe tropical cyclones forming during the season. 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. Furthermore, three tropical storms Julio, Karina, Lowell, and one hurricane, Marie formed in the Eastern Pacific. August was the second most active month of the year, seeing 18 tropical cyclones forming and 15 named storms. It was also the first cyclone to impact Mumbai since Phyan of 2009. india Updated: Jun 04, 2020, 03:12 IST Therefore conditions do not favor for cyclogenesis in the Indian Seas to have any storm threating our coastline. Elsewhere, Tropical Storm Amanda was the costliest storm of the season after its El Salvador landfall. In the Australian region, one low formed which started the 2020–21 Australian region cyclone season which crossed the South-West Indian Ocean basin and intensified into a cyclone which was later named Bongoyo. Year 2020 ended up as a normal season churning total of 5 tropical cyclones with intensity varying from cyclonic storm to super cyclonic storm. 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. Later that month, a tropical low formed and lasted for a week before dissipating in late January without been named. Krovanh was responsible for at least $2.28 million USD in damage and eight dead in the Philippines. The cyclone currently about 700 km of Mumbai has a speed of 105-110 Kmph when it crosses the coast on the evening of June 3. In early April, Harold also entered the basin from the Australian region. Arthur also developed in the month, giving the North Atlantic season six consecutive seasons with pre-season activity. Esther didn't strengthen much, but Ferdinand went on to become a Category 3 severe tropical cyclone, equivalent to a Category 2 Atlantic Hurricane. The ITCZ (Inter Tropical Convergence Zone) is lying in the equatorial belt of Indian Ocean. The vice president of Skymet Mahesh Palawat says, “There is no depression in … ", "January 2020 ENSO update: new year, new you", "April 2020 ENSO Update: Alternative Communication", "July 2020 ENSO update: La Niña Watch! In May 2020, the naming of Cyclone Amphan exhausted the original list of names established in 2004. In the North Indian Ocean the season resumed activity with Gati forming off the coast of Somalia in the Arabian Sea which explosively intensifying into a Category 3 equivalent tropical cyclone, becoming the strongest tropical cyclone to ever make landfall in Somalia. Burevi formed on November 30, scraped Sri Lanka, and dissipated just off the coast of India. 3 Only systems that formed either before or on December 31, 2020 are counted in the seasonal totals.4 The wind speeds for this tropical cyclone/basin are based on the IMD Scale which uses 3-minute sustained winds. Cyclone Nisarga to hit coasts of Gujarat, Maharashtra today ... Thiruvanathapuram under strict lockdown till July 28 ... India on June 02, 2020.  As a result of the use of schools as quarantine facilities for COVID-19, some schools could not be used as evacuation shelters. The ENSO Blog estimated a 75% chance that La Niña conditions would persist through the end of the year, in part due to a strengthening Walker circulation.. The season as a whole, however, was below average. The season concluded on November 19 with the dissipation of Tropical Storm Polo, which briefly existed for around 2 days prior. Very Severe Cyclonic storm Gati formed in the Arabian Sea between 21st November and 24th November and made landfall at Hafun (Somalia) with a wind speed of 165kmh. Cyclone Nisarga, the first such storm to threaten Mumbai in over a century, is heading to the Maharashtra and Gujarat coasts and is expected to make landfall at … It strengthened into a moderate tropical storm, then to a severe tropical storm, and was named Bongoyo. 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. Iota was also the most intense hurricane of the season with a minimum central pressure of 917 mbar. More than 50,000 people living in … Subtropical Storm Alpha, the first Greek-named storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, made an extremely rare landfall in Portugal, as well as breaking several other records such as the easternmost forming tropical cyclone on record in the basin. After Nisarga dissipated, there was no activity between June 4 and October 11 - one of the longest gaps in inactivity on record. The month started off with the Atlantic's third Greek-named storm, Gamma, and continued with consistent record-breaking Atlantic activity including 4 additional hurricanes; Delta, Epsilon, Zeta and Eta. Surprisingly there was no cyclone over West Pacific in July 2020, the first such occurrence since reliable records began. Yasa caused catastrophic damge and four deaths in Fiji. Other than that, the anticipation ended in relief as the cyclone weakened. 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. It hit Christmas Island and dissipated quickly after making landfall in Pilbara Region of Western Australia. Typhoon Goni in October–November was the strongest and most intense storm of the season and 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. 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. On April 9, ENSO Blog reaffirmed their belief that environmental conditions would remain neutral. Throughout 2020, 137 tropical cyclones have formed in bodies of water known as tropical cyclone basins. September was the most active month of the year, with 19 tropical cyclones developing and of which 17 were named. Cyclonic storm The IMD, meanwhile, warned that a cyclonic storm will cross north Maharashtra and south Gujarat coasts late in the evening on June 3, bringing in its wake heavy rains in parts of the two states and Goa. 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. No named storms entered the basin from the Central Pacific, east of the International Date Line. The year 2020 marked the first pre-monsoon cyclone in a century-- Cyclone Amphan. "Cyclonic Storm NISARGA over Arabian Sea. The basin remained quiet until, on November, 30 a tropical low crossed over from the Australian region. Also not officially included is Medicane Ianos, which developed in the Mediterranean Sea and is included for record-keeping purposes only. Cyclones killed 115 people and more than 17,000 livestock in the country in 2020, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday. 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/… 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. The catastrophic season ended on November 18, after Hurricane Iota dissipated. In February, Moderate Tropical Storm Francisco formed, and was deemed very weak. 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