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Category: Weather Weather
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Tag(s) Weather Phenomena

Description

Tropical Revolving Storms originating in the Arabian Sea and bay of Bengal are commonly refered to as Cyclones. Storms originating in the South Pacific are also often refered to as tropical Cyclones.

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Cyclone Gonu approaching coast of Oman in June 2007. Image: Jeff Schmaltz, NASA

Characteristics

Cyclones typically occur in the summer and autumn months. In the Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea, the cyclones are more common with the advance and retreat of the Monsoon in June and September.

For further information, see the main article Tropical Revolving Storm.

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