Tropical Cyclone Bessi

27 - 30 November 2001


An Indian Ocean low was named Tropical Cyclone Bessi on 27 November near 8°S 94°E, about 560 km NW of Cocos Island. Bessi moved in a general southwesterly direction and did not affect any island communities. Bessi moved west of 90°E at about 1900 UTC on 29 November entering the area of responsibility of Mauritius/La Reunion Meteorological Services and was renamed TC Bako.

For more details see the TC Bessi Report (pdf)

Track and intensity

All times in WST - subtract 8 hours to convert to UTC.

Best Track of Tropical Cyclone Bessi