Cyclone Asani, active now in the Bay of Bengal, has a twin — cyclone Karim — in the southern hemisphere.
- Karim has been classified as a category II hurricane, with a wind speed of 112 kilometres per hour (kmph).
- “Asani remains a Severe Cyclonic Storm over the Bay of Bengal, with wind speeds of 100-110 kmph gusting to 120 kmph,” the Weather Channel said.
- Both were formed in the Indian Ocean region.
- Both cyclones originated in the same longitude and now drifting apart.
- Cyclone Karim has created a path in the open seas west of Australia.
- The name Karim was given by the South African country Seychelles.