Hudhud originated from a low pressure system that formed under the influence of an upper-air cyclonic circulation in the Andaman Sea on October 6. The North Indian Ocean cyclone season has no official bounds, but cyclones tend to form between April and December, with the two peaks in May and November. Economist, 00130613, 11/6/1999, Vol. Cyclone Hudhud is estimated to have caused US$3.58 billion in damage across eastern India, and more than 120 deaths. The 1977 Andhra Pradesh cyclone was a devastating tropical cyclone that hit Andhra Pradesh in November 1977, killing at least 10,000 people. [6]. The American-based Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) tracked an additional storm – Tropical Storm Vamei – which crossed over from the South China Sea at a record-low latitude. Early on 16 November, the system intensified into a Category 1-equivalent tropical cyclone on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale; an eye was observed on satellite imagery later that morning. Cyclones occurring between the meridians 45°E and 100°E are included in the season by the IMD. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the northern Indian Ocean. India news. Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm Hudhud was a strong tropical cyclone that caused extensive damage and loss of life in eastern India and Nepal during October 2014. The IMD has also issued an amber-coloured warning (second most dangerous in the list) for coastal Andhra Pradesh on November 27. Tags: cyclone nivar ap, ap villages affected, national highway no 16, chennai kolkata national highway Location: India , Andhra Pradesh , Vijayawada Latest From Nation Cyclonic Storm Laila was the first cyclonic storm to affect southeastern India in May since the 1990 Andhra Pradesh cyclone. "The 1977 Andhra Pradesh cyclone is considered India's first super cyclonic storm. Cyclones occurring between the meridians 45°E and 100°E are included in the season by the IMD. The season has no official bounds but cyclones tend to form between April and December. It formed on 4 November in the eastern Bay of Bengal. The Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) estimated peak 1 minute sustained winds of 120 km/h (75 mph), while the India Meteorological Department (IMD) estimated peak 3 minute sustained winds of 100 km/h (65 mph); the IMD is the official warning center for the north Indian Ocean. VIJAYAWADA: With severe cyclone Nivar hurtling towards the south coast of Andhra Pradesh from the Bay of Bengal, the State government has sounded a … Economist, 00130613, 11/6/1999, Vol. A typical for most November storms, the system continued to the north and dissipated over Nepal on November 11. The origins of the 1977 Andhra Pradesh cyclone can be traced to a weak tropical disturbance, first noted on satellite imagery on the morning of 14 November while located 520 km southwest of the Nicobar Islands. During this time period, increased organization, such as tighter banding features and a progressively more distinct eye, were observed on satellite imagery. The season included two very severe cyclonic storms, both in October, and one other named cyclonic storm, classified according to the tropical cyclone intensity scale of the India Meteorological Department. Fields of paddy and cash crops were submerged by the tidal waves. Thirteen sailing vessels, including some foreign ones, went missing in the storm. There are two main seas in the North Indian Ocean – the Bay of Bengal to the east of the Indian subcontinent and the Arabian Sea to the west. Shortly before landfall near Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, on October 12, Hudhud reached its peak strength with three-minute wind speeds of 185 km/h (115 mph) and a minimum central pressure of 960 mbar (28.35 inHg). Members of the Janata party, an opposing political group to the state government in place at the time, claimed that the cover up was to hide criminal negligence which resulted in tens of thousands of fatalities. According to the State Disaster Management Authority, SPS Nellore, … Normal life was thrown out of gear as heavy to extremely heavy rainfall ranging from 6 cm to 30 cm battered at least half of Andhra Pradesh under the influence of cyclone Nivar, leaving one dead.Another farmer was feared washed away while NDRF personnel rescued two others from a reservoir in Chittoor district. May 7, 1990: The 1990 Andhra Pradesh cyclone makes landfall with a pressure of 920 hPa (mbar). The 1994 North Indian Ocean cyclone season was a below-average year in which eight tropical cyclones affected seven countries bordering the North Indian Ocean. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the northern Indian Ocean. A memorial, at the point of furthest advance of the tidal wave, near the town of Avanigadda, was built in memory of the people who died in the storm. Early on 16 November, the system intensified into a Category 1-equivalent tropical cyclone on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale; an eye was observed on satellite imagery later that morning. As per the weather forecast by Cyclone Warning Centre, Visakhapatnam, rain or thundershowers are likely to occur at most places with isolated heavy rainfall over north coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam.