The 2017 North Indian Ocean cyclone season was inactive season that had only one major cyclone, it offically began on new year's day and ended on new year's eve, meaning storm formation is possible at anytime, the strongest storm was Ockhi which peaked as a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm, the only one out of three named cyclonic storms.

2017 North Indian Ocean cyclone season
First system formed April 15
Last system dissipated December 9
Strongest storm Ochki 100/976
Total depressions 10
Total storms 3
Hurricanes 2
Major hurricanes 1
ACE index N/A
Total fatalities 761
Total damage >8.88 Billion



Cyclonic Storm Maarutha

Cyclonic storm (IMD)
Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Counterclockwise vortex
Duration April 15 – April 17
Peak intensity 75 km/h (45 mph) (3-min)  996 hPa (mbar)
On April 11 a area of low pressure formed over the Adaman sea, the following day it was marked by the JTWC as a disturbance, after days of organization the storm was named Maarutha