Tropical Cyclones

  • US: 5 reasons why Sandy is expected to be a superstorm October 28, 2012

    1. A Northbound Hurricane Hurricane Sandy is moving slowly toward the north-northeast but is expected to turn to the north and west later Sunday and Monday, forecasters say. At some point, it's expected to become what's known as an extratropical storm. Unlike a tropical system like a hurricane, which gets its...
  • US: Hurricane Sandy downgraded to tropical storm October 27, 2012

    Bloomsburg: The National Weather Service has downgraded Sandy from a hurricane to a tropical storm but warns that "widespread impacts" are still expected into next week for the US East Coast. The storm was expected to increase in speed and move away from the Bahamas and parallel to the southeast...
  • Cyclone Phet hits Pak's coast, 10 killed June 7, 2010

    Islamabad: Ten people died and thousands were left homeless as tropical cyclone Phet brought heavy rain and flooding to Pakistan's coast, officials said on Monday. The chief port of Karachi was spared the brunt of the cyclone, which made landfall 80 km to the south at Thatta district late on Sunday....
  • Ten killed as cyclone Phet strikes Pakistan June 7, 2010

    Islamabad: Ten people died and thousands were left homeless as tropical cyclone Phet brought heavy rain and flooding to Pakistan's coast, officials said on Monday. The chief port of Karachi was spared the brunt of the cyclone, which made landfall 80 km to the south at Thatta district late Sunday. Qamaruz Zaman...
  • Cyclone 'Phet' could cause rains in Saurasthra June 6, 2010

    Ahmedabad: Centered closer to Gujarat more than before, the weakened tropical cyclone 'Phet', could cause heavy rains in Saurasthra and Kutch regions, besides showers in all districts of the state. Phet is centred 800 km west-north west of Naliya in Kutch district of Gujarat against a distance of 950 km a...