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Tag Archives: Arabian Sea
Cyclone Chapala brings flooding rains to Yemen
Our blog yesterday reported on the imminent landfall of Cyclone Chapala which was located in the Gulf of Aden. As expected the cyclone made landfall over Yemen in the early hours of Tuesday UK time. Winds averaged over one minute … Continue reading
Cyclone Chapala approaching the Arabian Peninsula
Cyclone Chapala, currently over the Arabian Sea is expected to strengthen to the strongest category of Super Cyclonic Storm this weekend which means that sustained winds will be in excess of 140 mph, with gusts likely to be in excess … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged @metofficestorms, Arabian Sea, Cyclone Chapala, heavy rain, Indian Meteorological Department, Oman, storms, strong winds, Yemen Comments Off on Cyclone Chapala approaching the Arabian Peninsula
Tropical Storm Sandy heading for Jamaica and Cuba
It may be late October, but the Atlantic hurricane season is still in full swing. At this time of year the strongest storms usually develop in the Caribbean Sea and this is where Tropical Storm Sandy has been gathering strength in … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged 2012 hurricane season, Arabian Sea, Atlantic hurricane season, Bahamas, Caribbean Sea, Haiti, hurricanes, Jamaica, Sandy, South China Sea, tropical cyclone, Tropical Storm Son-Tinh, Tropical Storm Tony Comments Off on Tropical Storm Sandy heading for Jamaica and Cuba