Minimize Tropical Cyclone Nilofar

On 28 October Tropical Cyclone Nilofar quickly intensified, strengthening from the equivalent of a category 2 hurricane into a category 4 hurricane with winds of 217 km/h, and gusts up to 258 km/h.

Tropical Cyclone Nilofar developed on 25 October over the Arabian Sea, before moving northwards towards northwest India and Pakistan.

This Meteosat-7 infrared image, from 28 October at 06:30 UTC, shows the cyclone as it started to intensify.

The storm brought heavy rain to the area for several days.

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Credit: European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT)

Cyclone Nilofar

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