(News) WORLD-Distant processes influence marine heatwaves around the world.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/06/190617084840.htm The frequency of marine heatwave days increased by 50% over the past century but our ability to predict them has been limited by a lack of understanding around the key global processes that cause...

(News) INDIAN OCEAN – Future tropical storm Irondro in gestation south of Diego Garcia

http://www.cycloneoi.com/archives-blog/cyclone/future-tempete-tropicaleirondro-en-gestation-au-sud-de-diego-garcia.html Cyclogenesis is underway in the southwestern Indian Ocean basin from Suspect Zone 91S, the centre of which is located south of Diego Garcia. Associated convective activity is strong, while environmental conditions are favorable for...

(News) INDIAN OCEAN-DAu UNDP : an earthquake and tsunami risk assessment launched

https://defimedia.info/au-pnud-une-evaluation-des-risques-de-seismes-et-de-tsunamis-lancee While the largest earthquakes in the Indian Ocean do not occur in the vicinity of Mauritius, this does not mean that the island is protected from the effects of a tsunami. The United Nations...

(News) YEMEN- Tropical storm kills 12 in eastern Yemen

https://www.aa.com.tr/en/middle-east/tropical-storm-kills-12-in-eastern-yemen/1288499 12 people have been killed since last week by a fierce tropical storm in Yemen’s eastern Mahra province, according to a local health official. “A total of 126 people were also injured in the...

(News) SAUDI ARABIA – Earthquake recorded in Saudi waters

https://www.khaleejtimes.com/region/saudi-arabia/saudi-arabia-reportsearthquake An earthquake was reported off Saudi Arabia's coast on Sunday morning. According to a statement issued by the Saudi Geological Survey, a 4.3 magnitude earthquake was recorded in the Red Sea at 1.49am on...

(News) INDIAN OCEAN – Low risk of tropical storm formation as on Friday

https://www.zinfos974.com/Meteo-France-Risque-faible-de-formationd-une-tempete-tropicale-a-partir-de-vendredi_a149821.html In its bulletin ZCIT( zone de convergence intertropicale) of this Tuesday 25 February Météo France specifies that from Friday, the risk of a moderate tropical storm formation becomes low in the North of the...

(News) INDIAN OCEAN-A Class IV cyclone warning is in effect in Rodrigues.

http://www.maurice-info.mu/2019-02-10-treizieme-bulletin-de-cyclone-pour-rodrigues.html At 10:00 this morning, the intense tropical cyclone GELENA was centered about 145 km southeast of Rodrigues, at latitude 20.9° South and longitude 64.4° East. It moves in a general south-easterly direction at about...

(News) OMAN – Rough sea conditions predicted from Monday

https://www.omanobserver.om/rough-sea-conditions-predicted-frommonday-met/ Oman Meteorology has predicted moderate to rough sea conditions with wave height from 2. 0 to 2.5 m along coasts of the Arabian Sea and Musandam starting Monday until Wednesday. Due to the active southwest...

(News) OMAN- Heavy rains and thunderstorms in parts of Oman

https://www.omanobserver.om/heavy-rains-thunderstorms-in-parts-ofoman/ Oman Meteorology has predicted heavy to moderate rains, thunderstorms, sometimes accompanied by active winds, on the Hajar mountains and the surrounding areas and Dhofar Governorate. It likely to spread towards the coastal areas overlooking...

(News) ARABIAN SEA- First low pressure in Arabian Sea, to head towards Yemen

https://www.skymetweather.com/content/weather-news-and-analysis/first-low-pressure-in-arabian-sea-of-pre-monsoon-season-to-head-towards-yemen/#sthash.nkv4xqDO.dpuf The Inter Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) is quite active at present, closer to the Equator. Currently, there are two cyclonic circulations marked in the ITCZ. One of them was over the Comorin region and...