Tropical Cyclone Kenanga

14 - 17 December 2018


A tropical low formed on 14 December in the Indian Ocean northwest of Cocos Islands and north of the Australian region (10°S). It was named Kenanga on 15 December by Indonesia's Meteorological agency Badan Meteorologi, Klimatologi, dan Geofisika (BMKG). It traced to the southwest briefly passing into the Australian area of responsibility as a category one tropical cyclone on 16 December before moving west of 90°E and into La Reunion's area of responsibility. It intensified into a severe tropical cyclone as it continued to track to the southwest over open waters in the Indian Ocean.

There were no known impacts from the cyclone.

For more information see the Tropical Cyclone Kenanga Report (pdf).

Track and Intensity

Best Track of Tropical Cyclone Kenanga