This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the National Weather Service. The final typhoon of the season was Typhoon Vamco, which was another serious Philippine typhoon. Gonu war der zweite benamte Sturm der Wirbelsturmsaison in nördlichen Indischen Ozean 2007 und entwickelte sich am 1. As the month began, both Calvinia and Sarai were weakening and gradually dissipated over the next few days. A category one tropical cyclone can cause damage to crops and trees, with gale force winds and typical gusts over exposed areas up to 125kph. It rapidly weakened and dissipated the next day. The month of April was fairly inactive with only five storms developing and three being named, however the month featured Harold responsible for devastating damage in Vanuatu and the first category 5-equivalent storm of 2020, as well as the first to be featured in the South Pacific since Gita in 2018. Cyclone Zazu also formed alongside Yasa, but had minimal impact on land outside Niue. During the year, 142 tropical cyclones formed in bodies of water known as tropical cyclone basins. A total of ten storms developed, with six of these systems were named and had gale-force winds, while two of these named storms developed hurricane-force winds and were classified as severe tropical cyclones. Amphan simultaneously dissipated. Storms Josephine, Kyle, Laura, and Marco became the earliest 10th, 11th, 12th, and 13th named storms on record in the Atlantic and forming on August 13, 14, 21, and 22, respectively. The West Pacific in fact had a below average season with only 23 named storms forming. Then, on October 11, after the inactivity gap came to a close, Deep Depression BOB 02 formed. Partially as a result, most of the storms make landfall in Philippines. Nuri formed on the eastern coast of the Philippines, becoming the second storm of the typhoon season in the West Pacific but quickly weakened before landfall. Hurricane Laura made its track through the Caribbean and eventually strengthened into a high-end Category 4 hurricane, making the strongest hurricane landfall ever recorded in the U.S state of Louisiana and causing over 14 billion USD in damage. During 2020, tropical cyclones formed within seven different tropical cyclone basins, located within various parts of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans. Damien became the first and strongest storm of the month, impacting the Pilbara Region of Western Australia as a Category 2 tropical cyclone on the Saffir-Simpson scale. 7 Apr 2020 Originally published 7 Apr 2020. Iota eventually became the strongest storm of the month and only the second Category 5 hurricane ever recorded in the North Atlantic in November, continuing a spree of damage in Central America following Eta. On April 9, ENSO Blog reaffirmed their belief that environmental conditions would remain neutral. On January 24, a depression formed and dissipated the next day without been named. 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