However, trop-ical cyclone forecasts are still associated with large uncertainties, which result from both uncertainty of the initial conditions and errors of the forecast model. [10] Hellen attained its peak intensity between 1100 and 1500 UTC as a very intense tropical cyclone, with winds of 230 km/h (145 mph) and a barometric pressure of 925 mbar (hPa; 27.32 inHg). Very Intense Tropical Cyclone Hellen of March 2014 was one of the most powerful tropical cyclones in the Mozambique Channel on record, as well as the most intense of the 2013–14 South-West Indian Ocean cyclone season. [12], Helen brought extensive damage to Machilipatnam in Krishna district, with uprooted trees and electric lines. Tropical Cyclone Helen heading for Darwin. tion of the tropical cyclone also leads to more favorable conditions for convection and large scale condensation. Warm waters allowed Hellen to rapidly intensify A tropical cyclone approached the coast of India in late November 2013. The name Helene has been used for six tropical cyclones in the Atlantic Ocean: . 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Helen marked the first time that Darwin had experienced a tropical cyclone since Cyclone Gretel in the 1984–85 season. Tropical Cyclone Helen or 10S (for the tenth storm in the southern Indian Ocean) at 6:00 UTC (1:00 a.m. EST) on January 4, was located 120 miles west-southwest of Darwin, Australia, near 13.2 south latitude and 128.9 degrees east longitude. [28] Shortly after the storm, workers began repairing roads and distributing aid. Later, the cyclone passed south of the Comoros islands, causing flooding due to high storm surge and waves that killed one person. HELLEN became a very powerful tropical cyclone with peak sustained winds of 130kts (about 150 mph) on March 30, 2014. The eight countries along the Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea suggest names that are sequentially listed. Very Intense Tropical Cyclone Hellen of March 2014 was one of the most powerful tropical cyclones in the Mozambique Channel on record, as well as the most intense of the 2013–14 South-West Indian Ocean cyclone season. As it was moving on a very slow northwest direction on 20 November, it became Cyclonic Storm Helen as it brought light to heavy rainfall in eastern India. It was classified as Deep Depression BOB 06 by the IMD on 19 November. Tropical Cyclone Report Tropical Storm Helene (AL072012) 9-18 August 2012 Lixion A. Avila National Hurricane Center 13 December 2012 Helene had two brief periods of existence as a tropical cyclone and made landfall as a tropical depression near Tampico, Mexico. Winds peaked around 120 kilometers per hour (75 miles per hour) late on January 4. [14] The JTWC estimated Hellen to have attained one-minute sustained winds of 250 km/h (155 mph), making it a high-end Category 4-equivalent cyclone on the Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale, although this was lowered to 240 km/h (150 mph) in reanalysis. Tropical Cyclone Helen swirled just off the northern coast of Australia on January 4, 2008. Cyclone Helen (1974) Cyclone Helen (2008) See also. More than 100 poorly constructed homes collapsed in the floods while severe erosion exposed and destroyed water pipes. Helene should make the transition to an extratropical cyclone as it approaches Ireland and the United Kingdom. Die Atlantische Hurrikansaison 2012 beginnt offiziell am 1. The Atlantic tropical cyclones of 2018 collectively caused 172 fatalities and just over $50.2 billion in damage. 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PAGASA is not expecting it to intensify within the next 2 days. [31] A peak 24‑hour rainfall of 239 mm (9.4 in) was measured in Mtsamboro between March 29 and 30. [23], During its formative stages, Hellen meandered around northern Mozambique and produced prolonged heavy rains over the region. A major bridge connecting Pemba to surrounding areas was washed away by the Messalo river. As Cyclone Fani pounded the Odisha coast on Friday, the name, which … Tropical Cyclone Helen heading for Darwin. ... Helen Willetts has the details. The Regional Specialised Meteorological Centre (RSMC) based in New Delhi gives a tropical cyclone, an identification, from the list of names A total of 10 deaths have been reported in incidents related to the cyclone. The storm, which hit Fiji on Thursday with heavy rain and strong winds, is now heading for the Pacific island of Tonga. Severe Cyclonic Storm Helen was a relatively weak tropical cyclone that formed in the Bay of Bengal Region on 18 November 2013, from the remnants of Tropical Storm Podul. Mala, Helen, Nargis and Nilofer may sound like the names of yesteryear Bollywood actors, but they are, in fact, lethal cyclones that have brought violent winds, heavy rains and wreaked destruction. Tropical Cyclone 04B has strengthened and been renamed "Helen" as it slowly nears landfall in southeastern India. PAGASA said Helen will also likely intensify into a tropical storm on Tuesday evening. Live Updates on The Current Tropical Cyclone approaching Darwin, NT Today. Tropical Cyclone 04B has strengthened and been renamed "Helen" as it slowly nears landfall in southeastern India. [27] Several houses were damaged on the island, and Djandro lost power due to a damaged power line. 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