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The cyclonic season 2013-2014 officially opens tomorrow November 15




The cyclonic season 2013-2014 starts officially tomorrow Friday, November 15, 2013.

During the austral summer of tropical cyclones can hit harder populated areas in the basin of the South-West Indian Ocean.

Only a few of them take windy and rainy clothes of tropical cyclone.
 
Tropical storms were previously baptized by female names, but for several years, the parity is now the order of the day.
 
Here is the list of the names of storms and cyclones for the 2013-2014 hurricane season, as well as countries that have proposed:

- AMARA (Tanzania)
- BEJISA (Swaziland)
- COLIN (Seychelles)
- Deliwe (Zimbabwe)
- EDILSON (Mozambique)
- FOBANE (Lesotho)
- Güito (France)
- HELLEN (South Africa)
- Ivanoe (Mauritius)
- Jirani (Comoros)
- Katundu (Malawi)
- LETSO (Botswana)
- MIRANA (Madagascar)
- NASERIAN (Kenya)
- OPANG (Lesotho)
- PAYA (Comoros)
- QUERIDA (Tanzania)
- ROMANCE (France)
- Singano (Malawi)
- TARUS (Kenya)
- UNAMI (Botswana)
- VUMA (Mozambique)
- WAMIL (Mauritius)
- Xolile (South Africa)
- Yasmine (Seychelles)
- ZAMILE (Swaziland)

Classification of tropical storm systems in the Indian Ocean
 
Disturbed area:
Low pressure area without proper organization
 
Tropical Disturbance:
Low pressure area with enhanced convection and swirling circulation where the winds do not exceed 50 km / h.
 
Tropical Depression:
System where convection is organized and the cyclonic circulation characterized. The winds near the center are between 51 and 62 km / h.
 
Moderate tropical storm:
System where the winds near the center are between 63 and 88 km / h
Strong tropical storm:
System where the winds near the center are between 89 and 117 km / h
 
Tropical Cyclone:
System where the winds near the center are between 118 and 165 km / h
 
Intense tropical cyclone:
System where the winds near the center are between 166 and 212 km / h
 
Very intense tropical cyclone:
System where the winds near the center are greater than 212 km / h
 
Subtropical Depression:
Hybrid system with during its existence sometimes characteristics of tropical storm systems, sometimes storm systems arctic. In the South-West of the Indian Ocean cyclogenesis of this type of depression is regularly observed in the southern Mozambique Channel.
 
Note: Wind speeds are measures of average winds expressed on 10 minutes



Fabrice François


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