1999–00 South-West Indian Ocean Cyclone Season
The 1999-00 South-West Indian Ocean tropical cyclone season was an event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation and ran from November 1, 1999 to April 30, 2000 in the South-West Indian Ocean, with the exception of Mauritius and the Seychelles, for which it ran until May 15.
Cyclone Leon-Eline was one of the most notable storms of the season, existing for 22 days while transversing the whole southern Indian Ocean, and causing severe flooding in South Africa, Mozambique and Madagascar.
Read more about 1999–00 South-West Indian Ocean Cyclone Season: Storm Names
Other articles related to "cyclone":
... status west of 55°E, then the Sub-regional Tropical Cyclone Advisory Centre in Madagascar assigns the appropriate name to the storm. 55°E and 90°E, then the Sub-regional Tropical Cyclone Advisory Centre in Mauritius assigns the appropriate name to the storm ...
Famous quotes containing the words ocean, indian, season, south-west:
“The improved American highway system ... isolated the American-in-transit. On his speedway ... he had no contact with the towns which he by-passed. If he stopped for food or gas, he was served no local fare or local fuel, but had one of Howard Johnsons nationally branded ice cream flavors, and so many gallons of Exxon. This vast ocean of superhighways was nearly as free of culture as the sea traversed by the Mayflower Pilgrims.”
—Daniel J. Boorstin (b. 1914)
“I confess what chiefly interests me, in the annals of that war, is the grandeur of spirit exhibited by a few of the Indian chiefs. A nameless Wampanoag who was put to death by the Mohicans, after cruel tortures, was asked by his butchers, during the torture, how he liked the war?he said, he found it as sweet as sugar was to Englishmen.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“To me a book is a message from the gods to mankind; or, if not, should never be published at all.... A message from the gods should be delivered at once. It is damnably blasphemous to talk about the autumn season and so on. How dare the author or publisher demand a price for doing his duty, the highest and most honourable to which a man can be called?”
—Aleister Crowley (18751947)
“The Westerly Wind asserting his sway from the south-west quarter is often like a monarch gone mad, driving forth with wild imprecations the most faithful of his courtiers to shipwreck, disaster, and death.”
—Joseph Conrad (18571924)