Tropical cyclones in the Bay of Bengal

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The Bay of Bengal, located north of the Indian Ocean, is responsible for the formation of some of the strongest and deadliest tropical cyclones in the world. The basin is abbreviated BOB by the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the official Regional Specialized Meteorological Center of the basin. The Bay of Bengal's coast is shared among India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and western part of Thailand.

The list below shows the 11 strongest storms that formed in the Bay of Benegal by their lowest atmospheric pressure.

No. Name Lowest Pressure (mbar) Year Image
01 BOB 06 912 1999
Cyclone 05B.jpg
02 BOB 01 918 1991
1991 Bangladesh Cyclone 29 apr 1991 0623Z.jpg
03 BOB 01 920 1990
BOB 01 may 7 1990 0812Z.jpg
04 BOB 01 940 1994
BOB 01 2 May 1994 0155z.png
04 Phailin 940 2013
Cyclone Phailin 11 October 2013.jpg
06 Sidr 944 2007
Sidr 14 nov 2007 0445Z.jpg
07 Giri 950 2010
Giri 2010-10-22 0655Z.jpg
08 BOB 01 952 2004
Tropical Cyclone 02B 19 may 2004 0313Z.jpg
09 Mala 954 2006
Cyclone Mala 28 apr 2006 0405Z.jpg
10 BOB 05 958 2000
Tropical Cyclone 03B 28 nov 2000 0934Z.jpg
11 Nargis 962 2008
Nargis 01 may 2008 0440Z.jpg

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