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2009 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Northern Indian Ocean

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Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Tropical Storm BIJLI 15-17 APR 50 - 
2Cyclone-1 AILA 24-25 MAY 65 1 
3Tropical Storm THREE 05-05 SEP 35 - 
4Tropical Storm PHYAN 09-11 NOV 50 - 
5Tropical Storm WARD 11-14 DEC 50 - 

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

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  • Tropical Storm WARD (11-14 DEC)
    Storm - Max Winds: 50 Category: TS
    Current - Max Winds: 30 Category: TD
    
       WARNING POSITION:
       140600Z --- NEAR 8.8N 81.3E
         MOVEMENT PAST SIX HOURS - 250 DEGREES AT 03 KTS
         POSITION ACCURATE TO WITHIN 060 NM
         POSITION BASED ON CENTER LOCATED BY SATELLITE
       PRESENT WIND DISTRIBUTION:
       MAX SUSTAINED WINDS - 030 KT, GUSTS 040 KT
       WIND RADII VALID OVER OPEN WATER ONLY
       DISSIPATED AS A SIGNIFICANT TROPICAL CYCLONE OVER WATER
       REPEAT POSIT: 8.8N 81.3E
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       FORECASTS:
    
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  • Tropical Storm PHYAN (09-11 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 50 Category: TS
    Current - Max Winds: 40 Category: TS
    
       WARNING POSITION:
       111200Z --- NEAR 19.2N 73.6E
         MOVEMENT PAST SIX HOURS - 025 DEGREES AT 14 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: 19.2N 73.6E
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       FORECASTS:
    
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  • Tropical Storm THREE (05-05 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 35 Category: TS
    Current - Max Winds: 35 Category: TS
    
       WARNING POSITION:
       050600Z --- NEAR 21.8N 88.2E
         MOVEMENT PAST SIX HOURS - 020 DEGREES AT 12 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: 21.8N 88.2E
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       FORECASTS:
    
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  • Cyclone-1 AILA (24-25 MAY)
    Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1
    Current - Max Winds: 40 Category: TS
    
       WARNING POSITION:
       251800Z --- NEAR 24.2N 88.5E
         MOVEMENT PAST SIX HOURS - 005 DEGREES AT 13 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
       RADIUS OF 034 KT WINDS - 045 NM NORTHEAST QUADRANT
                                040 NM SOUTHEAST QUADRANT
                                035 NM SOUTHWEST QUADRANT
                                030 NM NORTHWEST QUADRANT
       REPEAT POSIT: 24.2N 88.5E
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       FORECASTS:
    
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  • Tropical Storm BIJLI (15-17 APR)
    Storm - Max Winds: 50 Category: TS
    Current - Max Winds: 45 Category: TS
    
       WARNING POSITION:
       171800Z --- NEAR 21.9N 91.8E
         MOVEMENT PAST SIX HOURS - 070 DEGREES AT 14 KTS
         POSITION ACCURATE TO WITHIN 060 NM
         POSITION BASED ON CENTER LOCATED BY SATELLITE
       PRESENT WIND DISTRIBUTION:
       MAX SUSTAINED WINDS - 045 KT, GUSTS 055 KT
       WIND RADII VALID OVER OPEN WATER ONLY
       RADIUS OF 034 KT WINDS - 060 NM NORTHEAST QUADRANT
                                065 NM SOUTHEAST QUADRANT
                                055 NM SOUTHWEST QUADRANT
                                055 NM NORTHWEST QUADRANT
       REPEAT POSIT: 21.9N 91.8E
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       FORECASTS:
    
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