In Pictures: Monster storm stirs Arabian Sea

One of the most powerful cyclones ever recorded in the region is heading towards India.

by

    Tropical Cyclone Nilofar is the most powerful storm to hit the Arabian Sea region in four years. Vast quantities of rain have been generated by the cyclone along with mountainous seas and violent winds. So far, Nilofar has largely remained over open water, but now it is turning towards India's coastline.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Unification: Saladin and the Fall of Jerusalem

    Unification: Saladin and the Fall of Jerusalem

    We explore how Salah Ed-Din unified the Muslim states and recaptured the holy city of Jerusalem from the crusaders.