May 22, 2021,
Severe Tropical Cyclone
May 14-19, 2021
Tropical Cyclone Tauktae near the west coast of India
Tauktae was one of the strongest tropical cyclones which ever effect the west coast of India and the first extremely severe tropical storm
of the 2021 North Indian Ocean cyclone season. It reached Category 5 with a 1-minute sustained wind of 220 km/h and a minimum central pressure
of 950 hPa on May 17. The Cyclone formed in the southern Ariabian Sea and moved along the west coast of India before they made landfall near Diu at the
northwest coast of India on May 18.