Cyclonic storm


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(Meteor.) A cyclone, or low-area storm. See Cyclone, above.

See also: Storm

References in classic literature ?
The freaks of cyclonic storms are the rule of cyclonic storms, demolish giant trees, and in the same gust they transport frail infants for miles and deposit them unharmed in their wake.
But Captain Davenport refused to be comforted, and by the light of a lantern read up the chapter in his Epitome that related to the strategy of shipmasters in cyclonic storms.
However, it acknowledged the cyclone as"rare and extraordinary"which turned into lethal cyclonic storm from deep depression within six hours.
Indian Navy's Search and Rescue (SAR) operations are in full swing for the fifth day on 04 Dec 17, over Southeast Arabian Sea and L& M islands in the aftermath of Severe Cyclonic Storm 'OCKHI'.
Due to severe cyclonic storm 'Ockhi' over the east-central Arabian sea near latitude 15.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said, "The severe cyclonic storm 'Ockhi" over east-central Arabian Sea moved north-north-eastward with a speed of 25km/h during the past six hours, weakened into a cyclonic storm and lay centred at 0830 hrs (IST) of 05th December 2017.
l Several parts of Odisha are likely to receive heavy rains during the next 24 hours as a deep depression over east-central Bay of Bengal has intensified into cyclonic storm Mora, the IMD said.
The very severe cyclonic storm was still a severe cyclonic storm when it made landfall north of Chennai.
Four persons were killed so far as heavy rains accompanied by high velocity winds pounded the city and coastal districts of north Tamil Nadu on December 12 Monday due to severe cyclonic storm called "Vardah" which began making landfall near Chennai, disrupting land and air transport and throwing normal life out of gear.
The phenomenon also poses a major threat to food, water and country's energy security as it induced melting of glaciers, cyclonic storm surges, flash floods, droughts and variable monsoons, which had become 'an inevitable reality for Pakistan over past many years.
In the latest weather update, the Meteorology Department said that a cyclonic storm which had formed in the Bay of Bengal was now moving away from the island but heavy winds and rains would continue in many districts for the next few days.
The spokeswoman for the World Meteorological Organization in Geneva, said in a conference on Saturday that a very rare and potentially high-impact tropical cyclone called Chapala has formed in the Arabian sea and has intensified very rapidly, and will strengthen further to become a super cyclonic storm in the next 24 hours with maximum sustained wind speeds of 220-230 km/h, the equivalent of a Category 4 hurricane.