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Synonyms for cyclone

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(meteorology) rapid inward circulation of air masses about a low pressure center

a violent rotating windstorm

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It said the intensified cyclonic storm moved further north-northwestward and lay about 725km southeast of Karachi.
The India Meteorological Department said on Sunday that the cyclonic storm was brewing in the Arabian sea.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina issued an emergency call for all including government and non-government organisations to face the oncoming severe cyclonic storm 'Fani' with a synergy.
NEW DELHI, May 3 (KUNA) -- Cyclonic storm Fani made a massive landfall on Friday making causing massive destruction on the eastern Indian coastal state of Odisha, though no loss of life was reported yet.
Cyclone Fani, which has been strengthening in south-east Bay of Bengal, is very likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm during the next 12 hours and into a very severe cyclonic storm during the subsequent 24 hours.
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has urged people to come forward and help victims of severe cyclonic storm Gaja.
The severe tropical storm Luban over Arabian Sea intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm on Wednesday with wind speeds of 119-137km/hr.
The officials associated with Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre, Karachi maintained that the cyclonic storm "Luban" has largely lost its intensity.
The tropical cyclone named Luban started forming last week and has intensified into a cyclonic storm, the Met Office said while adding that it will further intensify.
Four persons were killed so far as heavy rains accompanied by high velocity winds pounded the city and coastal districts of north Tamil Nadu on December 12 Monday due to severe cyclonic storm called "Vardah" which began making landfall near Chennai, disrupting land and air transport and throwing normal life out of gear.
Under the influence of this Cyclonic Storm, widespread rain and thundershowers with isolated heavy falls accompanied by strong gusty winds are expected in Lower Sindh and the adjoining coast of Lasbella by Saturday [1st November].
'Tropical Cyclone Advisory 9' issued by the Met office here stated Severe Tropical Cyclone (Nilofar) in Arabian Sea has weakened rapidly and converted into a Cyclonic Storm and now located at Lat.
THE MeT department has announced that cyclonic storm Hudhud is expected to get severe in the next 12 hours and will be accompanied with very heavy rainfall and gusty winds as it inches closer to the coast.
According to NDTV, fishermen had been warned to return to shore as Lehar was expected to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm.