Ana- First named Atlantic storm of 2021
According to National Hurricane Centre, Miami, subtropical storm Ana is drifting northeast across the Atlantic Ocean after causing rain to Bermuda. Thus, first named Atlantic storm will cause no damage to land and will dissipate soon.
Ana storm was located about 435 kilometres northeast of Bermuda. It had a maximum sustained wind of 75 kilometres per hour. Ana was the first named storm in Atlantic in 2021, even though hurricane season is not started yet. Hurricane season usually start on June 1.
Atlantic hurricane, also called as tropical storm, is a tropical cyclone forming in Atlantic Ocean. It forms usually in months of June and November. Hurricane is different from cyclone or typhoon based on their location, only. Hurricane storm occurs in Atlantic Ocean and north-eastern Pacific Ocean, typhoon in north-western Pacific Ocean while cyclone in South Pacific Ocean or Indian Ocean.
Where is Bermuda?
Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory located in North Atlantic Ocean. It has an area of 1,035 km spreading east-southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina Bermuda has 181 islands. Hamilton is its capital city. The Island is internally self-governing and it has its constitution and cabinet of ministers. Largest industries of Bermuda are offshore insurance, reinsurance, and tourism. In the 20th century, it had one of the world’s highest GDP per capita.
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
Category: International Current Affairs
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