Recap 2023- List of Cyclones Held in 2023

Recap 2023- List of Cyclones Held in 2023

  31 Dec 2023

Cyclone Jasper

Cyclone Jasper made landfall in northeastern Australia on December 13, 2023, bringing damaging winds of up to 113 kilometers (70 miles) per hour and heavy rainfall that triggered flash flooding. While it has since weakened into a low-pressure system, it’s important to stay informed and vigilant about the ongoing impacts.

Here’s a summary of the situation:


  • Thousands of homes and businesses were left without power, with some areas still experiencing outages.
  • Flash flooding and damaged infrastructure disrupted transportation and communication in affected regions.
  • There were no reported casualties, but residents are urged to remain cautious due to potential hazards like fallen trees and debris.

Cyclone Michaung

Cyclone Michaung did indeed impact Andhra Pradesh on December 5th, 2023, it has since weakened and transitioned into a depression. It’s important to note that today is December 29th, 2023, and the cyclone is no longer an active threat.

Impact of Cyclone Michaung:

  • Made landfall near Bapatla coast on December 5th, bringing strong winds (up to 110 kmph) and heavy rainfall.
  • Caused inundation of 25 villages, damage to 770 kilometers of roads, and uprooting of trees.
  • Unfortunately, 9 people lost their lives during the storm and its aftermath.
  • Power supply and communication were disrupted in several areas.

Cyclone ‘Midhili’

“Cyclone ‘Midhili’ Makes Landfall” sounds like a current event, it actually occurred back in November 2023. Cyclone Midhili made landfall on the Bangladesh coast on November 17th, 2023, bringing heavy rain and winds of up to 80 kmph.

Is there anything specific you’d like to know about Cyclone Midhili, such as its impact, path, or resources available at the time? Knowing your specific interest will help me provide you with the most relevant information.

It’s important to note that today is December 29th, 2023, and there are currently no active cyclones in the Bay of Bengal region.

Cyclone ‘Hamoon’

Cyclone Hamoon, a severe weather phenomenon, struck the southeastern coast of Bangladesh on the 25th October 2023, causing widespread concern and necessitating the evacuation of thousands of people. The storm, originating from the Bay of Bengal, has further raised questions about the increasing frequency and intensity of such weather events in the region, driven by the impacts of climate change. This meteorological event is being closely monitored by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) and is expected to weaken in the hours to come.

Cyclone Tej

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a cautionary notice regarding a potential cyclonic storm forming in the Arabian Sea. This impending weather event, likely to be named ‘Cyclone Tej‘, has the potential to impact MumbaiPune, and other regions of Maharashtra and the Konkan area. The IMD predicts that the low-pressure system currently developing over the Arabian Sea will intensify into a depression by October 21. However, the possibility of this system evolving into a full-fledged cyclonic storm remains uncertain at this stage.

Cyclone Biparjoy

A cyclone named Biparjoy made landfall in Gujarat, India on June 15, 2023. The cyclone had maximum sustained winds of 167 kilometers per hour (103 miles per hour) and gusts up to 200 kilometers per hour (124 miles per hour). The cyclone brought heavy rains and strong winds to Gujarat, causing widespread damage. At least 22 people were killed and 940 villages were plunged into darkness. The cyclone also caused extensive damage to crops and infrastructure.

Cyclone Fabien

Tropical Cyclone Fabien moved southeast of Diego Garcia on Wednesday morning, 17th April 2023. At 5:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, the center of Tropical Cyclone Fabien was located at latitude 9.0°S and longitude 73.6°E, approximately 145 miles (235 km) southeast of Diego Garcia. Fabien was moving toward the southwest at a speed of 6 mph (10 km/h). The maximum sustained wind speed was 110 mph (175 km/h), with wind gusts reaching 130 mph (210 km/h). The minimum surface pressure was recorded at 959 mb.

Cyclone Mocha

Cyclone Mocha was a very severe cyclonic storm that formed in the Bay of Bengal on May 10, 2023. The storm intensified rapidly, reaching peak winds of 160 kilometers per hour (100 miles per hour) before making landfall in Bangladesh on May 14. The storm caused widespread damage in Bangladesh and Myanmar, killing at least 100 people and displacing millions more. Cyclone Mocha was named on the basis of a suggestion made by Yemen. 

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