October keeps its date with Cyclone, maiden tropical storm likely in Arabian Sea near Indian coast

October 21, 2019 7:46 PM |

Cyclone in Arabian Sea

For once we thought that October 2019 would not see any cyclonic storm this season. However, October kept its promise with the post-Monsoon season. According to Skymet Weather, a cyclonic storm has been brewing in the Arabian Sea and with high probability would make in appearance by the end of the month. If it forms it would be named as 'Kayarr'.

The system is presently seen as a low pressure area in East-Central Arabian Sea, off the Indian coast. The system is likely to intensify into a well-marked low pressure area in the next 24 hours and further into a depression in subsequent 24 hours.

As per the weather models, the weather system would be initially travelling in north-northeast direction till October 24. Thereafter, the likely tropical storm is expected to re-curve and track west-northwestwards, wherein it would once again would be travelling in the open waters.

Thus, the system would enter favourable zone of low vertical wind shear and warm sea surface temperatures to the tune of 29-30 degree Celsius. Both these conditions are conducive for system to intensify further.

According to weathermen, the low pressure area have great potential for the system to strengthen into a cyclonic storm by the fag end of October. By the time it would turn into a tropical storm, the potential storm would have reached Central Arabian Sea. However, the track of the potential cyclonic storm from this direction would be uncertain.

The system might travel in northwest direction towards Yemen or Oman coast or it may re-curve and threaten  Gujarat and Maharashtra coast. But looking at the climatology, 80 percent of the tropical storms forming in Arabian Sea during this season head towards Oman coast. Well, as of now, it is a wait and watch situation!

Image Credit: NDTV

Any information taken from here should be credited to skymetweather.com





For accurate weather forecast and updates, download Skymet Weather (Android App | iOS App) App.

Weather Forecast

Other Latest Stories



Weather on Twitter
#Hindi: उत्तर पूर्वी हवाओं का सामान्य पैटर्न एक बार फिर से आ जाएगा। हम उम्मीद करते हैं कि उत्तर पूर्वी मॉनसून एक बा… t.co/xaQ0RKEx9t
Wednesday, November 13 18:00Reply
#Gurugram is the most polluted city in Delhi-NCR on Wednesday with four out of the five most polluted areas falling… t.co/K4VXKQQmw4
Wednesday, November 13 17:46Reply
#Hindi: राजस्थान के जैसलमेर, बारमेर, जोधपुर, बीकानेर, चूरू, श्री गंगानगर, अनुमानगढ और पाली में गरज के साथ बारिश की… t.co/AIDbKBHsbc
Wednesday, November 13 17:45Reply
The alarming rise in the number of cyclones is being traced back to #GlobalWarming. The #climatechange and global w… t.co/pIb8C5C6Hn
Wednesday, November 13 17:22Reply
#Hindi: भारी बारिश की संभावना उत्तर भारत में है। दूसरी ओर दक्षिण भारत में उत्तर-पूर्वी मानसून भी सक्रिय हो रहा है।… t.co/OHePth5kn6
Wednesday, November 13 17:15Reply
After 1902, only in 2019 has seen as many as four cyclones in Arabian Sea which is very rare as Bay of Bengal is ge… t.co/uT8wfXh4Ps
Wednesday, November 13 17:05Reply
A recent check on the data reveals that the number of Cyclones as well as Severe Cyclones in Arabian Sea as well as… t.co/AcVk9lMTv4
Wednesday, November 13 17:00Reply
#Hindi: श्रीनगर, शिमला, रोहतांग पास, डलहौज़ी, लेह, उत्तरकाशी, केदारनाथ सहित उत्तर भारत के पहाड़ों पर अनेक भागों में… t.co/3CoIaHL5ki
Wednesday, November 13 16:45Reply
#Hindi: चेन्नई सहित तमिलनाडु और आंध्र प्रदेश के दक्षिणी भागों में नार्थईस्ट मॉनसून के सक्रिय होने से बढ़ेगी बारिश।… t.co/Dekty4LT5H
Wednesday, November 13 16:15Reply
#Hindi: 14 और 15 नवंबर को सिरसा, हिसार, भिवानी, महेंद्रगढ़ और चरखी दादरी सहित पश्चिमी हरियाणा के कुछ जिलों में बारि… t.co/MzwEVgQiLP
Wednesday, November 13 15:45Reply


latest news

Skymet weather

Download the Skymet App

Our app is available for download so give it a try