Saturday, October 21, 2023

Rapid increase in the frequency of post-monsoon season cyclones in the Arabian Sea

The frequency of cyclones (TC) during the post-monsoon season (Oct-Dec) in the Arabian Sea is increasing at the rate of 0.2/decade.

During the period 1982-2001: 1 cyclone use to form in 2 year.

Whereas, during the period 2002-2022: 1 cyclone form every year. Data: JTWC

The attached graph shows a rapid rising trend in the frequency of cyclones in this basin during the post-monsoon season for the period 1982-2022.



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