Tropical Storm Mekkhala (2008)

Pacific tropical storm in 2008

Tropical Storm Mekkhala (internationally called: 0816, JTWC designation: 20W) was the 16th Tropical Storm of the 2008 Pacific typhoon season by the Japan Meteorological Agency who are the Regional Specialized Meteorological Centre for the North Western Pacific Ocean. The Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) have also recognised Mekkhala as the 20th tropical depression, and the 18th tropical storm of the 2008 Pacific typhoon season. Tropical Storm Mekkhala formed off the coast of China on September 25, 2008.[1]


  1. "Tropical Storm 20W (Mekkhala) Best Track". Joint Typhoon Warning Center. Retrieved 2008-10-23.