Amphan will be the name of the tropical cyclone to be formed in the Bay of Bengal or the Arabian Sea before the coming monsoon season, said officials. This year saw large-scale fires in Australia and the US and extreme flooding in China, India and Pakistan… The official said that it was realised recently that tropical cyclones forming in the Bay of Bengal or the Arabian Sea were also affecting countries in the Middle East besides the eight countries on the WMO/ESCAP Panel. [4] There is a 98 per cent chance of cyclones to turn towards the Indian state of Gujarat, one per cent chance of moving towards the Gulf and one per cent chance of moving towards the Pakistani coast. margin:10px 0 10px 20px; On the early morning of 3rd May 2019, very severe cyclone Fani hit land between Gopalpur and Chandbali around Puri district with a wind speed of around 200 kmph. M. Waqar Bhatti. SHARES. Mumbai avoided the worst of Cyclone Nisarga, which made landfall close to the Indian financial capital in western Maharashtra on Wednesday, but caused minimal damage, officials said. @media (max-width:600px){ From 2020 after Amphan cyclone, names are provided by Thirteen (13) Countries. 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Cyclone Vayu: Latest updates from Pakistani and Indian authorities about the cyclone. A new report by charity Christian Aid found nine of the worst natural disasters of 2020 caused damages of more than $5bn each. Myanmar has proposed Tauktae, Michaung, Ngamann, Kyarthit, Sapakyee, Wetwun, Mwaihout, Kywe, Pinku, Yinkaung, Linyone, Kyeekan and Bautphat. January 22, 2020. in Environment, Geography. } Cyclone Bulbul death toll rises to 24 in Bangladesh, India . [5], There is only one tropical cyclone warning centre in Pakistan, which is in Karachi in Sindh province. Nivar is the third name to be used from the new list of names for North Indian Ocean Cyclones, released in 2020. Sardar Sarfaraz, chief meteorological officer of the PMD in Karachi, recalled that the first name given to any tropical cyclone in the North Indian Ocean was Onil, which was proposed by the meteorological department of Bangladesh. 3 May 1901 – Originating off the southwest coast of India, a cyclone passed near Oman before making landfall along Balochistan. Kyarr was the name of the super cyclonic storm in the Arabian Sea that was being discussed in October 2019 in the coastal communities of Pakistan, India and Middle Eastern countries, including Yemen and Oman, but very few people in these countries knew that Kyarr meant “tiger” in the Burmese language, and the name was given by Myanmar’s meteorological department. Ten worst extreme weather events in 2020 cost world about $140bn, report says. Each country contributed eight names, and they are being used in alphabetical order,” said the official. The storm moved through the country and dissipated on 5 May. The cyclone developing in Arabian Sea is likely to move initially north/northwest-ward and strengthen further into a tropical cyclone during the next 36 hours. Claim: Cyclone Nivar in Tamil Nadu blowing away a hoarding injuring motorcyclist Floods and Cyclone Amphan in India accounted for maximum loss of lives globally due to climate change-triggered events in 2020. “In 2004, meteorological department heads of eight countries in the region sat together and decided to name the tropical cyclones, and in this regard, they came up with a list of 64 names. “Actually, the WMO/ESCAP Panel on Tropical Cyclones agreed in principle during its 27th session in Muscat (Oman) to assign names to the tropical cyclones in the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea. • 10 July 1894 – A land depression moved westward through India, entering current-day Pakistan at Sindh. Yemen has proposed Mocha, Ditwah, Diksam, Sira, Bakhur, Ghwyzi, Hawf, Balhaf, Brom, Shuqra, Fartak, Darsah and Samhah. The climate is generally arid, characterized by the extreme southwestern part of the country where Gwadar is the main port city. float:none; }. Therefore, added the official, five more countries have been included in the panel, and they also have suggested 13 names each that will be used to name the tropical cyclones in the Arabian Sea. Bhola Cyclone – 1970. The next cyclone that formed in the Arabian Sea was called Maha, a name decided by Oman’s Met Office, and the tropical cyclone that formed after Maha was known as Bulbul, a name given by Pakistan. [1] Cyclones in the Arabian sea form mostly from May till June and then from September till October, monsoon season plays a vital role for the formation of cyclone in this basin. The years involved were 1895, 1902, 1907, 1944, 1948, 1964, 1985, 1999, 2007 and 2010. The next cyclone that formed in the Arabian Sea was called Maha, a name decided by Oman’s Met Office, and the tropical cyclone that formed after Maha was known as Bulbul, a name given by Pakistan. 10 July 1894 – A land depression moved westward through India, entering current-day Pakistan at Sindh. Now 5 countries joined as member pannel. May 1902 – A cyclonic storm struck the coast in the vicinity of Karachi. They pointed out that Amphan was the name proposed by Thailand as part of a previous list of names suggested by eight countries on the WMO/ESCAP Panel in 2004. The first tropical cyclone named by Pakistan was Fanoos, followed by Nargis, Laila and Nilam, said Dr Zaman, adding that three more cyclones were named by Pakistan: Nilofar, Vardah and Titli. [3], Each year before the onset of monsoon that is 15 April to 15 July and also after its withdrawal that is 15 September to 15 December, there is always a distinct possibility of the cyclonic storm to develop in the north Arabian Sea. The world’s 10 most destructive climate disasters of 2020. margin:0px auto; Yasa made landfall on Vanua Levu, Fiji’s second-largest island, on 17 December, leaving what Fiji’s Red Cross called a “devastating trail of destruction”. The cyclone developing in Arabian Sea is likely to move initially north/northwest-ward and strengthen further into a tropical cyclone during the next 36 hours. Chief Wildlife Warden Ravi Kant Sinha said a control room had been set up at Gosaba in the district to monitor the situation in the mangrove jungles 24x7. The PMD official recalled that prior to 2004, tropical cyclones forming in the North Indian Ocean, including the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean, used to be given numbers, but they were very confusing. The UAE has proposed Mandous, Senyar, Afoor, Nahhaam, Quffal, Daaman, Deem, Gargoor, Khubb, Degl, Athmad, Boom and Saffar. [6], Cyclones mostly hit the Sindh coast than the Balochistan coast in Pakistan. More CYCLONE … The 2020 locust outbreak was the worst Kenya has seen in 70 years, and the worst in 25 years for countries like Ethiopia, Somalia, and India. cyclone amphan, bay of bengal With sustained wind speeds of 270km/h, Cyclone Amphan was one of the strongest storms on record in the Bay of Bengal, India, and also the most costly this year. 16 November 1993 – A cyclone dissipated near the Sindh-Gujarat border. Though cyclones are rare in the Arabian sea which a part of North Indian Ocean, cyclones that form in this sea mostly move towards Western India rather than Pakistan. Climate catastrophes cost nations billions in 2020, report finds. For the past 16 years, tropical cyclones forming in the North Indian Ocean, including the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea, have been given different names, of which some are very familiar to the people in Pakistan and India, while many are strange, but a vast majority of the people are unaware as to how tropical cyclones are named and who is behind the practice. The name Fani (pronounced as “Foni”) was given by Bangladesh meaning “snake” or “hood of a snake”. The year 2020 has been ‘extreme’ for more reasons than one. It began in May 2018, when Cyclone … Relief efforts are underway in Fiji after Cyclone Yasa slammed into the Pacific Island nation with winds of 240 kilometres per hour. “Bulbul is the last name on the list by Pakistan and it would be given to a tropical cyclone that would form after cyclone Maha either in the Bay of Bengal or the Arabian Sea.”. May 4, 2020 . height:auto; India has proposed Gati, Tej, Murasu, Aag, Vyom, Jhar, Probaho, Neer, Prabhanjan, Ghurni, Ambud, Jaladhi and Vega. Maldives has proposed Burevi, Midhili, Kaani, Odi, Kenau, Endheri, Riyau, Guruva, Kurangi, Kuredhi, Horangu, Thundi and Faana. The bay of Bengal is considered infamous for deadly storms and cyclones. Saudi Arabia has proposed Jawad, Fengal, Ghazeer, Asif, Sidrah, Hareed, Faid, Kaseer, Nakheel, Haboob, Bareq, Alreem and Wabil. List of Name of the cyclone in Northern Indian Ocean (From 2004–2020): From 2020 after Amphan cyclone, names are provided by Thirteen (13) Countries. However it caused massive rainfall and flooding in Karachi but Thatta and Badin districts were the worst affected where the cyclone killed 609 people and displaced some 200,000 others. The names like Arnab, Nisarga, Aag, Vyom, Azar, Prabhanjan, Tej, Gati, Lulu among 160 other names were listed. “Iran, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates [UAE], Yemen and Qatar have also been included in the panel this year, as the tropical cyclones forming in the Arabian Sea are now causing damage to the shores of Yemen, Qatar and Iran, while Saudi Arabia and the UAE are also getting affected due to the cyclones.”. It began in May 2018, when Cyclone … Reading Time: 4min read 0. Dr Zaman had said that the regional countries had agreed to suggest names that were short, easy to pronounce and not frightening to the people. .ads_between_content{ The names like Arnab, Nisarga, Aag, Vyom, Azar, Prabhanjan, Tej, Gati, Lulu among 160 other names were listed. The names of the next few cyclones adopted by member countries in April 2020 are as follows: Burevi (Maldives), Tauktae (Myanmar), Yaas (Oman), and Gulab (Pakistan). 9 June 1998 – Striking Gujarat in neighboring India, a, May 2001 – More than 100,000 people evacuated in southeastern Pakistan due to the threat from a, This page was last edited on 10 August 2020, at 19:17. ... PAKISTAN. Gulab, Asna, Sahab, Afshan, Manahil, Shujana, Parwaz, Zannata, Sarsar, Badban, Sarrab, Gulnar and Waseq are the names proposed by Pakistan. “Twelve other member countries on the panel have also proposed 13 names each, which will be used alphabetically for naming the tropical cyclones forming over the North Arabian Sea.”. Pakistan lies in the temperate zone. Karachi. June 1907 – A tropical storm struck the coast near Karachi. Bangladesh has proposed Nisarga, Biparjoy, Arnab, Upakul, Barshon, Rajani, Nishith, Urmi, Meghala, Samiron, Pratikul, Sarobor and Mahanisha. (NASA Worldview, Earth Observing System Data and Information System/The Associated Press) ... Cyclone Idai struck Zimbabwe in March 2019, affecting 270 000 people. The Regional Specialised Meteorological Centre is authorised to give names to the tropical cyclones according to the list agreed upon by the member countries, said Sarfaraz, adding that following the end of the list of names after Amphan, a new list would be prepared, which would be used to name tropical cyclones in the Arabian Sea. A man works on a damaged house in the aftermath of Cyclone Yasa in Nasavu, Bua Province, Fiji December 18, 2020, in this image obtained from social media. Claim: Cyclone Nivar in Tamil Nadu blowing away a hoarding injuring motorcyclist Cyclone ‘Nivar’: After cyclones ‘Amphan’, ‘Nisarga’ and ‘Gati’, ‘Nivar’ is heading towards Karaikal in Puducherry and is expected to make the landfall on November 25. During rainy season we will see more like this. 0. It struck Bangladesh (Then, East Pakistan) and West Bengal in 1970. Other cyclones that are listed below caused rains as remnants. Nivar is the third name to be used from the new list of names for North Indian Ocean Cyclones, released in … The list of some important cyclones of India is given below: 1. Cyclone Amphan in the Bay of Bengal is the fourth most expensive natural disaster overall and the most expensive cyclone of 2020. NAME OF THE CYCLONE/STORM: ORIGIN, & AREAS OF AFFECTED: NAMED BY: SPECIAL FEATURE: PABUK: Origin: Pabuk originated as a tropical disturbance in the South China Sea(Gulf of Thailand) on … During the last 125 years a number of cyclonic storms have struck Pakistan's coastal areas. May 4, 2020 . Power outage plunges Pakistan into darkness. Early photos from parts of the island show flattened homes and damaged crops. Share on Telegram Share on Facebook. .ads_between_content{ width:auto; The North Indian Ocean cyclone season has no official bounds, but cyclones tend to form between April and November, with peaks in late April to May and October to November. VIEWS. IMD released a list of cyclone names in April 2020 as suggested by the 13 countries. The 2020 locust outbreak was the worst Kenya has seen in 70 years, and the worst in 25 years for countries like Ethiopia, Somalia, and India. Thailand has proposed Sitrang, Montha, Thianyot, Bulan, Phutala, Aiyara, Saming, Kraison, Matcha, Mahingsa, Phraewa, Asuri and Thara. This May 17, 2020, satellite image released by NASA shows Cyclone Amphan over the Bay of Bengal in India. Home; Today's Paper; Karachi; With only one name left on list of tropical cyclones, Pakistan proposes 13 more . IMD released a list of cyclone names in April 2020 as suggested by the 13 countries. Pakistan has a 1,046-kilometre (650 mi) coastline along the Arabian Sea[2] and the Gulf of Oman in the extreme south western part of the country where Gwadar is the main port city. Cyclone Amphan in the Bay of Bengal is the fourth most expensive natural disaster overall and the most expensive cyclone of 2020. Super cyclone Amphan tears through India and Bangladesh More than 80 people are dead and over 3 million displaced by Cyclone Amphan as it hit India and Bangladesh, authorities said Thursday. GATI, qui est 3ème système tropical et le 3ème cyclone de la saison cyclonique 2020, est un système hors norme du fait d'avoir connu une intensification explosive, d'avoir eu un statut de cyclone midget, d'avoir atterri sur la Somalie au stade de cyclone laissant … After long deliberations among the member countries, the naming of the tropical cyclones over the North Indian Ocean commenced in September 2004.”. In Indian History, there have been various cyclones that made headlines due to their effect on the country. Cyclone Burevi emerges over Gulf of Mannar: Red Alert in 4 Kerala districts today Cyclone Burevi is likely to hit Thiruvananthapuram's coast by Friday afternoon Published: December 03, 2020 … “Since all the names of tropical cyclones on the previous list will end after Amphan, the panel members, which are now 13 in number, have suggested 13 more names each, which will be used to name the tropical cyclones in alphabetical order,” said the PMD official, adding that every country has suggested names in accordance with their cultural, historical and regional considerations. } Oman has proposed Yaas, Remal, Sail, Naseem, Muzn, Sadeem, Dima, Manjour, Rukam, Watad, Al-jarz, Rabab and Raad. ... a phenomenon by which tropical cyclones acquire high wind speeds in a short period of time. Sri Lanka has proposed Asani, Shakhti, Gigum, Gagana, Verambha, Garjana, Neeba, Ninnada, Viduli, Ogha, Salitha, Rivi and Rudu. May 20, 2020 . Cyclone Bulbul death toll rises to 24 in Bangladesh, India ... No threat to Pakistan’s coastal belt as cyclone moves to Oman. Tropical cyclone Update Tropical cyclone Nisarga Cyclone Season 2020 Cyclone in Arbean sea Cyclone coming in Pakistan june 2020 Cyclone moving karachi june 2020 Dr Qamar-uz-Zaman, former director general of the PMD, had earlier pointed out that the list agreed upon in 2004 would be running out of names shortly, because after Maha and Bulbul, it would be Sri Lanka’s turn, which had come up with the name Pawan, while the last name on the list of tropical cyclones was Amphan, a name chosen by Thailand. Source: PIB & IMD. text-align: center; This is the first cyclone of year 2020. Tropical storms that hit Pakistan are mostly remnants by the time reach Pakistan or make landfall in south eastern Sindh which is not very much populated they rarely move towards the Balochistan coast. Now 5 countries joined as member pannel. [1] Cyclones in the Arabian sea form mostly from May till June and then from September till October, monsoon season plays a vital role for the formation of cyclone in this basin. On Saturday, the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) reviewed the preparedness for the cyclone, which is likely to hit Odisha and West Bengal coast, and directed immediate assistance to the two states. float:right; PTI; Last Updated: April 28, 2020, 22:26 IST; FOLLOW US ON: Important Cyclones 2019-2020. “As a member of WMO/ESCAP [World Meteorological Organisation / United Nations’ Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific] Panel on Tropical Cyclones, Pakistan has proposed 13 names for the tropical cyclones that will form in the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea in the coming months and years,” said an official of the PMD. Iran has proposed Nivar, Hamoon, Akvan, Sepand, Booran, Anahita, Azar, Pooyan, Arsham, Hengame, Savas, Tahamtan and Toofan. It was suggested by Iran. Though cyclones are rare in the Arabian sea which is a part of North Indian Ocean, cyclones that form in this sea mostly move towardsWestern India rather than Pakistan. The cyclone, which ravaged Sunderbans in the southern fringe of West Bengal and hinterland including Kolkata in May 2020, led to “the biggest displacement” in world in 2020 caused by a natural calamity.. Qatar has proposed Shaheen, Dana, Lulu, Mouj, Suhail, Sadaf, Reem, Rayhan, Anbar, Oud, Bahar, Seef and Fanar. KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has issued a formal advisory about atmospheric depression in the Arabian Sea which may develop into a tropical cyclone. The year 2020 has been ‘extreme’ for more reasons than one. These are Bangladesh, India, Iran, Maldives,Myanmar, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, U.A.E., and Yemen. May 20, 2020 . 197. The 2020 North Indian Ocean cyclone season was the costliest North Indian Ocean cyclone season in recorded history, largely due to Super Cyclonic Storm Amphan. List of Name of the cyclone in Northern Indian Ocean (From 2004–2020): It was the strongest cyclone of the 1970 North Indian Ocean Cyclone Season. These are Bangladesh, India, Iran, Maldives,Myanmar, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, U.A.E., and Yemen. The earlier list of names for cyclones, formulated by meteorological departments of eight countries in 2004, will exhaust after one more cyclone develops in the north Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal or the Arabian Sea. tap to bring up your browser menu and select 'Add to homescreen' to pin the The News web app, The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has proposed 13 names — including Gulab, Asna, Sahab and Afshan — to New Delhi’s Regional Specialised Meteorological Centre so they are used to name the tropical cyclones to be formed in the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea, officials told The News. See more like this homes and damaged crops commenced in September 2004. ” to their effect on the where... 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