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2008 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Southern Indian Ocean

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Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Tropical Depression MELANI01-01 JAN 30 - 
2Tropical Storm ELNUS 01-04 JAN 40 - 
3Tropical Storm HELEN 03-05 JAN 45 - 
4Cyclone-1 FAME 25 JAN-01 FEB 80 1 
5Cyclone-2 GULA 27 JAN-02 FEB 85 2 
6Cyclone-4 HONDO 04-24 FEB 125 4 
7Tropical Storm 17S 07-10 FEB 40 - 
8Cyclone-4 IVAN 07-18 FEB 115 4 
9Cyclone-1 NICHOLAS 12-20 FEB 80 1 
10Cyclone-1 OPHELIA 01-06 MAR 65 1 
11Cyclone-3 JOKWE 05-14 MAR 100 3 
12Cyclone-3 KAMBA 07-12 MAR 110 3 
13Tropical Storm LOLA 21-24 MAR 45 - 
14Cyclone-2 PANCHO 24-29 MAR 95 2 
15Tropical Storm ROSIE 21-24 APR 45 - 
16Tropical Storm DURGA 22-24 APR 40 - 
17Tropical Storm ASMA 16-21 OCT 55 - 
18Tropical Storm ANIKA 18-20 NOV 50 - 
19Tropical Storm THREE 19-20 NOV 40 - 
20Tropical Depression BERNAR20-20 NOV 25 - 
21Tropical Storm CINDA 17-21 DEC 55 - 
22Cyclone-3 BILLY 18-27 DEC 105 3 

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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  • Cyclone-3 BILLY (18-27 DEC)
    Storm - Max Winds: 105 Category: 3

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  • Tropical Storm CINDA (17-21 DEC)
    Storm - Max Winds: 55 Category: TS

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  • Tropical Depression BERNARD (20-20 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 25 Category: TD

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  • Tropical Storm THREE (19-20 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 40 Category: TS

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  • Tropical Storm ANIKA (18-20 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 50 Category: TS

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  • Tropical Storm ASMA (16-21 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 55 Category: TS

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  • Tropical Storm DURGA (22-24 APR)
    Storm - Max Winds: 40 Category: TS

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  • Tropical Storm ROSIE (21-24 APR)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Category: TS

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  • Cyclone-2 PANCHO (24-29 MAR)
    Storm - Max Winds: 95 Category: 2

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  • Tropical Storm LOLA (21-24 MAR)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Category: TS

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  • Cyclone-3 KAMBA (07-12 MAR)
    Storm - Max Winds: 110 Category: 3

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  • Cyclone-3 JOKWE (05-14 MAR)
    Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3

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  • Cyclone-1 OPHELIA (01-06 MAR)
    Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1

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  • Cyclone-1 NICHOLAS (12-20 FEB)
    Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1

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  • Cyclone-4 IVAN (07-18 FEB)
    Storm - Max Winds: 115 Category: 4

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  • Tropical Storm 17S (07-10 FEB)
    Storm - Max Winds: 40 Category: TS

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  • Cyclone-4 HONDO (04-24 FEB)
    Storm - Max Winds: 125 Category: 4

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  • Cyclone-2 GULA (27 JAN-02 FEB)
    Storm - Max Winds: 85 Category: 2

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  • Cyclone-1 FAME (25 JAN-01 FEB)
    Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1

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  • Tropical Storm HELEN (03-05 JAN)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Category: TS

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  • Tropical Storm ELNUS (01-04 JAN)
    Storm - Max Winds: 40 Category: TS

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  • Tropical Depression MELANIE (01-01 JAN)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Category: TD

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