It caused heavy rains and flash flooding after hitting Djibouti on May, 19. Near the border of SNNPR and Oromia, a landslide killed 23 people. Source : CMRS de New Delhi - Communiqué de presse complet (en anglais). l'Organisation Mondiale de la Météorologie a par ailleurs félicité … Les pluies de la mousson en Inde sont une nouvelle fois meurtrières. Mekunu is the fourth hurricane-strength cyclone to hit southern Yemen in recent years. IMERG rainfall estimates from Tropical Storm Sagar and Cyclone Mekunu for the period May 16 to 28, 2018. [6] It developed an eye on microwave imagery. The floods killed 1,260 goats and sheep, 56 camels, and 19 donkeys. [1] A low pressure area formed on May 14 and gradually became more defined as it moved northwestward past Socotra. Au moment de l'impact, le système générait des rafales proches des 200 km/h. [27], In the Somali Region of eastern Ethiopia, Sagar produced strong winds and heavy rainfall, resulting in flooding and landslides. Après le surprenant cyclone tropical Gati qui a frappé la Somalie, voici la tempête tropicale Nivar qui va atterrir sur le Sud-Est de la péninsule indienne. The agency noted the potential for land interaction to limit strengthening. [30], Cyclonic Storm “Sagar” over Arabian Sea (16 – 21 May 2018): Summary, "Tropical Cyclone 01A (One) Warning NR 001", "Tropical Cyclone 01A (One) Warning NR 002", "Tropical Cyclone 01A (One) Warning NR 003", "Tropical Storm 'Sagar' Advisory No. The storm also made the westernmost landfall in the North Indian Ocean, surpassing a tropical storm in 1984, which took a nearly identical track to the east. According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), two people are reported to … Over the next few days, the center of the storm moved steadily to the … La mise à jour ponctuelle et précise des bulletins et avis cycloniques par le CMRS à New Delhi, outre les autres mesures de préparation, contribue à réduire au minimum les pertes humaines et matérielles. Cyclone Sagar and Mekunu - By Lakshman Maaheshwary - YouTube Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Luban was the third tropical cyclone to affect the Arabian Peninsula during the 2018 North Indian Ocean cyclone season, after cyclones Sagar and Mekunu in May. The storm made the westernmost landfall surpassing the record of Tropical Storm One. In Awdal region, the storm displaced 2,590 people. This animation shows IMERG rainfall estimates from Tropical Storm Sagar and Cyclone Mekunu for the period May 16 to 28, 2018. Le cyclone tropical Gati a semble t-il déjoué tous les pronostics en devenant un violent système qui va s'abattre sur la Somalie. Cyclonic Storm Sagar was the strongest tropical cyclone to make landfall in Somalia in recorded history until Gati in 2020, and the first named cyclone of the 2018 North Indian Ocean cyclone season. The first cyclone to strike the area, Sagar, formed from an area of thunderstorm activity located in the western Arabian Sea south of the island of Socatra. Meanwhile, there is poor consensus as far as the track of the cyclone is concerned. The storm turned to the west-southwest and traversed the entirety of the Gulf of Aden, making landfall over northwestern Somalia on May 19, farther west than any other storm on record in the North Indian Ocean. C'est dans la nuit du vendredi 25 au samedi 26 que le météore a touché terre à proximité de la ville de Salalah. Soon after Sagar made landfall, the next storm to hit the area, Mekunu, a more powerful storm, was already forming. [14], Along its rare trajectory through the Gulf of Aden, Cyclonic Storm Sagar affected Socotra and coastal Yemen, Somaliland (North-West Somalia), Djibouti, and Ethiopia. Le Centre Météorologique Régional Spécialisé (CMRS) cyclone de New Delhi a publié un bilan des épisodes cycloniques SAGAR et MEKUNU, qui ont sévi dans le Golfe d'Aden et en Mer d'Arabie. Flash floods in Bari province killed three people. Regular warnings from meteorological services and mobilization by disaster management authorities helped keep loss of life and property to a minimum.Mekunu has … [4] A few hours later, the agency upgraded the deep depression further to a cyclonic storm, naming it Sagar. Most popular. [11][12] The thunderstorms quickly weakened as Sagar progressed inland. Mekunu is also following a similar track as of Sagar. [20], Beginning on May 17, Sagar dropped heavy rainfall in northern Somalia and Somaliland, in some parts up to a years' worth of rainfall, or around 200 mm (7.9 in). Forming on May 16 east of the Guardafui Channel, Sagar intensified into a cyclonic storm on the next day, as it gradually organized. Cyclone Mekunu will be “extremely severe” when it crashes into the Arabian Peninsula this weekend, meteorologists warned Friday, after earlier thrashing the Yemeni island of Socotra. Loading... Close. We do not see the system loosening its strength any time before May 25-26, till the time it makes the landfall. With its lowest central pressure at 932 mbar, the Cyclone Fani made its strike on Odisha. [15][16] Strong winds from Sagar damaged houses on Yemen's mainland. Sagar killed 53 people throughout Somalia – 3 in Puntland, and 50 in Somaliland. 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