North Indian Ocean tropical cyclone season

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Cumulative track map of all North Indian ocean cyclones from 1970 to 2005

The following is a list of North Indian Ocean cyclone seasons.

Years[edit]

Period Seasons
1900s Pre-1980, 1970, 1980-1984, 1985-1988, 1989
1990s 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
2000s 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
2010s 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Tropical Cyclone seasons[edit]

1890s[edit]

Year D CS SCS[A 1] Notes
1890 10 4 1
1891 13 4 3 Total includes 1 Land Severe Cyclonic Storm
1892 12 7 2
1893 12 10 4
1894 12 6 0
1895 11 5 4
1896 10 8 3
1897 12 6 8
1898 13 7 3
1899 7 3 0
References=[1]

1900s[edit]

Year D CS SCS[A 1] Strongest
storm
Deaths Damages
(USD)
Notes
1900 10 3 1
1901 6 3 2
1902 13 7 5
1903 14 8 2
1904 9 4 0
1905 10 6 0
1906 11 7 1
1907 15 8 4
1908 9 6 1
1909 8 4 4
References=[1]

1910s[edit]

Year D CS SCS[A 1] Strongest
storm
Deaths Damages
(USD)
Notes
1910 6 5 2
1911 7 5 4
1912 9 6 2
1913 10 6 2
1914 8 4 2
1915 9 6 0
1916 14 8 5
1917 10 3 1
1918 11 5 0
1919 11 6 3
References=[1]

1920s[edit]

Year D CS SCS[A 1] Strongest
storm
Deaths Damages
(USD)
Notes
1920 9 5 0
1921 10 4 1
1922 13 6 6
1923 16 4 3
1924 13 6 0
1925 20 7 3
1926 13 10 3
1927 18 7 2
1928 13 7 0
1929 15 6 0
References=[1]

1930s[edit]

Year D CS SCS[A 1] Strongest
storm
Deaths Damages
(USD)
Notes
1930 14 10 1
1931 11 5 1
1932 14 6 2
1933 16 8 3
1934 16 5 0
1935 15 6 2
1936 17 6 3
1937 19 6 2
1938 10 4 4
1939 19 7 3
References=[1]

1940s[edit]

Year D CS SCS[A 1] Strongest
storm
Deaths Damages
(USD)
Notes
1940 16 8 5
1941 19 8 4
1942 14 5 2
1943 14 7 1
1944 19 8 2
1945 15 3 2
1946 17 5 1
1947 18 4 2
1948 18 6 3
1949 12 1 1
References=[1]

1950s[edit]

Year D CS SCS[A 1] Strongest
storm
Deaths Damages
(USD)
Notes
1950 16 4 0
1951 15 4 2
1952 17 4 2
1953 10 1 1
1954 14 1 0
1955 13 6 2
1956 14 4 2
1957 7 4 2
1958 12 5 2
1959 16 6 3
References=[1]

1960s[edit]

This ESSA 3 satellite image was taken on November 3, 1966 at 0819 UTC of a tropical cyclone striking Madras, India
Year D CS SCS[A 1] Strongest
storm
Deaths Damages
(USD)
Notes
1960 15 5 3 Ten 20,299 >$9.4 million Vast majority of the fatalities resulted from two cyclones striking East Pakistan three weeks apart
1961 18 5 4 Three 11,525 Unknown Three land depressions developed this season
1962 13 5 3 Twelve 769 $34.5 million Deadliest storm, Harriet, crossed over from the Western Pacific
1963 17 6 4 Three 11,735 Unknown Strongest storm was equivalent to a super cyclonic storm; had the lowest measured pressure in the basin at the time at 919.9 mbar (hPa; 27.17 inHg)
1964 16 7 5 Sixteen >1,827 >$150 million Strongest storm was equivalent to a super cyclonic storm
1965 14 6 4
1966 18 8 6
1967 15 6 4
1968 13 7 4
1969 14 6 1
References=[1]

1970s[edit]

Year D CS SCS[A 1] Strongest
storm
Deaths Damages
(USD)
Notes
1970 15 7 3 Bhola Cyclone 300,000-500,000 86.4 million The Bhola Cyclone is the deadliest tropical cyclone recorded worldwide
1971 15 7 6
1972 18 7 6
1973 16 6 3
1974 12 7 3
1975 20 7 4
1976 14 10 7
1977 18 5 5
1978 14 5 3
1979 11 5 4
References=[1]

1980s[edit]

Year D CS SCS[A 1] Strongest
storm
Deaths Damages
(USD)
Notes
1980 14 3 0
1981 12 6 3
1982 20 5 5
1983 8 3 2
1984 7 3 3
1985 15 7 2
1986 8 1 0
1987 9 5 3
1988 9 3 2
1989 10 3 5 Gay 1,785 25.27 Million Gay crossed over from the West Pacific Basin
References=[1]

1990s[edit]

Year D DD CS SCS VSCS SuCS[A 1] Strongest
storm
Deaths Damages
(USD)
Notes and
References
1990 11 6 2 2 1 1 BOB 01 967 900 million [2]
1991 8 4 3 1 1 1 BOB 01 >138 000 1.5 billion [2]
1992 12 11 7 2 1 0 Forrest 189 124.1 million Forrest crossed over from the West Pacific Basin
1993 4 3 2 2 2 0 ARB 01/02 600
1994 8 4 4 4 2 0 ARB 01 285 125 million
1995 8 6 3 2 2 0 04B 71
1996 9 7 5 4 2 0 ARB 01 1243
1997 9 7 3 2 1 0 BOB 01 117
1998 13 10 6 5 4 0 ARB 02 >10 212 3 billion
1999 9 6 4 3 3 1 BOB 06 15 870 5 billion The Orissa cyclone is the strongest cyclone recorded in the Northern Indian Ocean.
References=[1]

2000s[edit]

Year D DD CS SCS VSCS SuCS[A 1] Strongest
storm
Deaths Damages
(USD)
Notes
2000 7 6 5 2 2 0 BOB 05 152 Unknown
2001 6 5 5 1 1 0 ARB 01 108 Unknown
2002 6 6 4 1 0 0 BOB 01 Unknown Unknown
2003 7 5 3 3 0 0 02A Unknown Unknown
2004 10 7 4 4 1 0 BOB 01 234 Unknown
2005 12 9 4 0 0 0 Fanoos 1227 Unknown
2006 12 6 3 2 1 0 Mala 192 Unknown
2007 12 8 4 2 2 1 Gonu 4545 $6.4 billion
2008 10 7 4 1 1 0 Nargis >138 000 $12 billion
2009 8 6 4 1 0 0 Aila 345 $618 million
References=[1]

2010s[edit]

Year D DD CS SCS VSCS SuCS[A 1] Strongest
storm
Deaths Damages
(USD)
Notes
2010 8 6 5 4 2 0 Giri 402 $2.99 billion 2010 was the most active season in the North Indian Ocean since 1998[3] with 8 depressions and 5 named storms forming in the region due to a moderate La Niña.[4]
2011 10 6 2 1 1 0 Thane 360 277 million 2011 was the least active season in the North Indian Ocean since 1993[3] due to an El Niño [5]
2012 5 5 2 0 0 0 Nilam 128 56.7 million First depression did not develop until October 10
2013 10 6 5 4 3 0 Phailin 320+ 1.5 billion Came as a bane for Ganjam District, Odisha; followed by flood in Ganjam.
2014 1 0 0 0 0 0 BOB 01 0 0
References=[1]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Each column refers to how many Storms developed during the season with D=Depressions, DD=Deep Depressions, CS=Cyclonic Storms, SCS=Severe Cyclonic Storm, VSCS=Very Severe Cyclonic Storm, SUCS=Super Cyclonic Storm. For further details please refer to Tropical cyclone scales

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Unattributed (2010-08-31). "Annual frequency of cyclonic disturbances (Maximum sustained windspeeds of 17 knots or more), Cyclones (34 knots or more) and Severe Cyclones (48 knots or more) over the Bay of Bengal (BOB), Arabian Sea (AS) and land surface of India". India Meteorological Department. Retrieved 2011-08-20. 
  2. ^ a b Unattributed (2008-06-26). "Historical records of Severe Cyclones which formed in the Bay of Bengal and made landfall at the eastern coast of India during the period from 1970-1999". India Meteorological Department. Retrieved 2011-08-20. 
  3. ^ a b "Yearly and Seasonal Frequency of Cyclones and Depressions". India Meteorological Department. Retrieved 5 September 2012. (Note: Creation of an account in the website is required in order to access data.)
  4. ^ "IMD Cyclone Warning Services: Tropical Cyclones". Retrieved 7 October 2010. 
  5. ^ Colin Packham. "Australia says signs El Nino weather pattern forming". Reuters. Retrieved 8 September 2012.