Hurricanes & Tropical Storms - April 2009


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South Indian Basin

Jade
Tropical Storm Jade Satellite Image
Jade Track
Tropical Storm Jade Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Jade
Cyclogenesis Date 04/04
Cyclolysis Date 04/10
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category Cat 1
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 75 mph (65 kt or 120 km/h)
Min Pressure 975 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 4.9813 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) 04/05 - northeastern Madagascar (65 kt or 120km/h)
Deaths 15
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.


South Pacific Basin

Lin
Tropical Storm Lin Satellite Image
Lin Track
Tropical Storm Lin Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Lin
Cyclogenesis Date 04/04
Cyclolysis Date 04/05
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category TS
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 58 mph (50 kt or 93 km/h)
Min Pressure 975 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 1.1012 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) N/A
Deaths 0
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.


North Indian Ocean

Bijli
Tropical Storm Bijli Satellite Image


Bijli Track
Tropical Storm Bijli Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Bijli
Cyclogenesis Date 04/15
Cyclolysis Date 04/28
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category TS
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 58 mph (50 kt or 93 km/h)
Min Pressure 996 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 2.3800 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) N/A
Deaths 0
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.


Australian Basin

Kirrily
Tropical Storm Kirrily Satellite Image


Australian Scale Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Australian Scale Color Legend
Kirrily Track
Tropical Storm Kirrily Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Kirrily
Cyclogenesis Date 04/26
Cyclolysis Date 04/28
Highest Australian Category Cat 1
Maximum Gust 72 km/h
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category TS
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 46 mph (40 kt or 74 km/h)
Min Pressure 998 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) .6863 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) N/A
Deaths 0
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.

Citing This Report

NOAA National Climatic Data Center, State of the Climate: Hurricanes & Tropical Storms for April 2009, published online May 2009, retrieved on September 18, 2014 from http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/tropical-cyclones/2009/4.