Enter a zip code or city name to get forecast:
Setup Location

WRN Logo

2008 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Northern Indian Ocean

Track Map

Individual Storm Summary

Winds in knots, pressure in millibars, category is based on Saffir-Simpson scale.

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Cyclone-4 NARGIS 27 APR-03 MAY 115 4 
2Tropical Storm TWO 16-16 SEP 35 - 
3Tropical Storm THREE 20-23 OCT 35 - 
4Tropical Storm RASHMI 26-27 OCT 45 - 
5Tropical Storm KHAI_MUK 14-16 NOV 45 - 
6Tropical Storm NISHA 25-27 NOV 55 - 
7Tropical Storm SEVEN 04-07 DEC 35 - 

Saffir-Simpson Scale

The chart color codes intensity (category based on Saffir-Simpson scale):

Type Category Pressure (mb) Winds
(knots)
Winds
(mph)
Line Color
Depression td ----- < 34 < 39 Green
Tropical Storm TS ----- 34-63 39-73 Yellow
Hurricane 1 > 980 64-82 74-95 Red
Hurricane 2 965-980 83-95 96-110 Light Red
Hurricane 3 945-965 96-112 111-130 Magenta
Hurricane 4 920-945 113-135 131-155 Light Magenta
Hurricane 5 < 920 >135 >155 White

NOTE: Pressures are in millibars and winds are in knots where one knot is equal to 1.15 mph


Individual Storm Details

Track
Current: TrackTrack
  • Tropical Storm SEVEN (04-07 DEC)
    Storm - Max Winds: 35 Category: TS
    Current - Max Winds: 25 Category: TD
    
       WARNING POSITION:
       070000Z --- NEAR 7.7N 83.2E
         MOVEMENT PAST SIX HOURS - 255 DEGREES AT 04 KTS
         POSITION ACCURATE TO WITHIN 040 NM
         POSITION BASED ON CENTER LOCATED BY SATELLITE
       PRESENT WIND DISTRIBUTION:
       MAX SUSTAINED WINDS - 025 KT, GUSTS 035 KT
       WIND RADII VALID OVER OPEN WATER ONLY
       DISSIPATED AS A SIGNIFICANT TROPICAL CYCLONE OVER WATER
       REPEAT POSIT: 7.7N 83.2E
        ---
       FORECASTS:
    
    Tracking information

  • Track
    Current: TrackTrack
  • Tropical Storm NISHA (25-27 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 55 Category: TS
    Current - Max Winds: 50 Category: TS
    
       WARNING POSITION:
       270600Z --- NEAR 11.7N 79.4E
         MOVEMENT PAST SIX HOURS - 290 DEGREES AT 05 KTS
         POSITION ACCURATE TO WITHIN 060 NM
         POSITION BASED ON CENTER LOCATED BY A COMBINATION OF
         SATELLITE AND RADAR
       PRESENT WIND DISTRIBUTION:
       MAX SUSTAINED WINDS - 050 KT, GUSTS 065 KT
       WIND RADII VALID OVER OPEN WATER ONLY
       DISSIPATING AS A SIGNIFICANT TROPICAL CYCLONE OVER LAND
       REPEAT POSIT: 11.7N 79.4E
        ---
       FORECASTS:
    
    Tracking information

  • Track
    Current: TrackTrack
  • Tropical Storm KHAI_MUK (14-16 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Category: TS
    Current - Max Winds: 35 Category: TS
    
       WARNING POSITION:
       160000Z --- NEAR 14.8N 79.8E
         MOVEMENT PAST SIX HOURS - 285 DEGREES AT 08 KTS
         POSITION ACCURATE TO WITHIN 060 NM
         POSITION BASED ON CENTER LOCATED BY SATELLITE
       PRESENT WIND DISTRIBUTION:
       MAX SUSTAINED WINDS - 035 KT, GUSTS 045 KT
       WIND RADII VALID OVER OPEN WATER ONLY
       DISSIPATING AS A SIGNIFICANT TROPICAL CYCLONE OVER LAND
       RADIUS OF 034 KT WINDS - 055 NM NORTHEAST QUADRANT
                                045 NM SOUTHEAST QUADRANT
                                050 NM SOUTHWEST QUADRANT
                                060 NM NORTHWEST QUADRANT
       REPEAT POSIT: 14.8N 79.8E
        ---
       FORECASTS:
    
    Tracking information

  • Track
    Current: TrackTrack
  • Tropical Storm RASHMI (26-27 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Category: TS
    Current - Max Winds: 40 Category: TS
    
       WARNING POSITION:
       270000Z --- NEAR 23.0N 90.2E
         MOVEMENT PAST SIX HOURS - 020 DEGREES AT 21 KTS
         POSITION ACCURATE TO WITHIN 060 NM
         POSITION BASED ON CENTER LOCATED BY A COMBINATION OF
         SATELLITE AND RADAR
       PRESENT WIND DISTRIBUTION:
       MAX SUSTAINED WINDS - 040 KT, GUSTS 050 KT
       WIND RADII VALID OVER OPEN WATER ONLY
       DISSIPATING AS A SIGNIFICANT TROPICAL CYCLONE OVER LAND
       REPEAT POSIT: 23.0N 90.2E
        ---
       FORECASTS:
    
    Tracking information

  • Track
    Current: TrackTrack
  • Tropical Storm THREE (20-23 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 35 Category: TS
    Current - Max Winds: 25 Category: TD
    
       WARNING POSITION:
       230600Z --- NEAR 14.4N 50.2E
         MOVEMENT PAST SIX HOURS - 295 DEGREES AT 10 KTS
         POSITION ACCURATE TO WITHIN 060 NM
         POSITION BASED ON CENTER LOCATED BY SATELLITE
       PRESENT WIND DISTRIBUTION:
       MAX SUSTAINED WINDS - 025 KT, GUSTS 035 KT
       WIND RADII VALID OVER OPEN WATER ONLY
       DISSIPATING AS A SIGNIFICANT TROPICAL CYCLONE OVER WATER
       REPEAT POSIT: 14.4N 50.2E
        ---
       FORECASTS:
    
    Tracking information

  • Track
    Current: TrackTrack
  • Tropical Storm TWO (16-16 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 35 Category: TS
    Current - Max Winds: 35 Category: TS
    
       WARNING POSITION:
       161800Z --- NEAR 21.4N 86.8E
         MOVEMENT PAST SIX HOURS - 310 DEGREES AT 06 KTS
         POSITION ACCURATE TO WITHIN 060 NM
         POSITION BASED ON CENTER LOCATED BY SATELLITE
       PRESENT WIND DISTRIBUTION:
       MAX SUSTAINED WINDS - 035 KT, GUSTS 045 KT
       WIND RADII VALID OVER OPEN WATER ONLY
       DISSIPATING AS A SIGNIFICANT TROPICAL CYCLONE OVER LAND
       REPEAT POSIT: 21.4N 86.8E
        ---
       FORECASTS:
    
    Tracking information

  • Track
    Current: TrackTrack
  • Cyclone-4 NARGIS (27 APR-03 MAY)
    Storm - Max Winds: 115 Category: 4
    Current - Max Winds: 40 Category: TS
    
       WARNING POSITION:
       031200Z --- NEAR 18.3N 97.5E
         MOVEMENT PAST SIX HOURS - 025 DEGREES AT 11 KTS
         POSITION ACCURATE TO WITHIN 060 NM
         POSITION BASED ON CENTER LOCATED BY SATELLITE
       PRESENT WIND DISTRIBUTION:
       MAX SUSTAINED WINDS - 040 KT, GUSTS 050 KT
       WIND RADII VALID OVER OPEN WATER ONLY
       DISSIPATING AS A SIGNIFICANT TROPICAL CYCLONE OVER LAND
       REPEAT POSIT: 18.3N 97.5E
        ---
       FORECASTS:
    
    Tracking information

  •