A tropical cyclone is an intense low pressure area or a whirl in the atmosphere over tropical or sub-tropical waters, with organised convection (i.e. thunderstorm. Top 9 Intense and Strongest Cyclones in India. Cyclones are strong spiraling winds characterized by a low pressure and numerous thunderstorms. Cyclone Ockhi was the most intense and one of the most strongest tropical cyclone of the North Indian Ocean cyclone season. The North Indian Ocean cyclone season is an ongoing event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation. The North Indian Ocean cyclone season has  Very severe cyclonic storms‎: ‎1.


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An analysis of the frequencies of cyclones on the East and West coasts of India during show that nearly cyclones out of which were severe affected the East Coast. During the same period 48 tropical cyclones crossed the West Coast, of which 24 were severe cyclonic storms. Out of the cyclones that develop in the Bay of Bengal, over 58 percent cyclones in india and cross the East Coast in October and November.


The storm warning scheme for west coast ports Mumbai, Karachi, Ratnagiri, Vengurla, Cyclones in india and Kumta came into force in Inbesides Kolkata, the ports at Sagar Islands, Mud Port and Diamond Harbour were also included in the list of ports getting storm warning messages.

Bythe system of early warnings against cyclones was extended to cover all Indian ports. If the land is flat as in the case with the deltas of Krishna and Godavari, the storms can hit cyclones in india km inland, wind speeds exceeding kmph along with heavy rains of the order of cm in 24 hours, overflowing rivers and rivulets, inundating vast areas and causing heavy damage to life and property.

Tropical Cyclones in India: Notes on Tropical Cyclones in India

cyclones in india The coast cyclones in india Andhra Pradesh is dotted by more than 2, villages having a population of over six million. The people living in the belt of 20 km from the coast generally comprise of fishermen and weaker sections and the majority have thatched type houses which are very vulnerable to strong cyclonic storms.

There are very few permanent buildings by way of temples, churches, and schools. Under such circumstances, the ability of people to cope with disasters is ad hoc based only on the experience of those in the community who may have faced a similar disaster in the past.

According to reports, a maximum rainfall total of mm was recorded at Malkangiri by the India Meteorological department IMD.

Digha recorded cyclones in india of rain, Contai received mm of rain, Diamond Harbour recorded 66 mm of rain, and Midnapore received 79 mm of rain.

Odisha Cyclone — — Strongest The Orissa cyclone in the year of was the strongest storm to hit the Indian coast and also the strongest tropical cyclones that cyclones in india India, Here is the list of strong tropical cyclones that affected India.