AMPHAN Current Affairs, GK & News

State of the Global Climate 2020 Report

The World Meteorological Organisation recently released the “State of the Global Climate 2020” report. Key Findings of the Report 2011-2020 was the warmest decade in record. COVID-19 and extreme weather events were double blow to millions in the world. The Cyclone Amphan is the costliest tropical cyclone on record in the North Indian Ocean. The ..

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Statement on Climate of India during 2020

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) recently released its Statement on Climate of India during 2020. According to IMD, 2020 was the eight warmest year on record since 1901. What are the Key Highlights of the Statement on Climate of India, 2020? Around twelve out of fifteen warmest years since 1901 were between 2006 and 2020. ..

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Rs 795 Cr Sanctioned by NABARD for Re-Construction of Infra in West Bengal

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development has decided to sanction Rs 795 Crores for the re-construction of infrastructure in West Bengal, necessitated due to the recent devastation of the recent cyclone, Amphan. The State Government requested for Rs 1028 Crores from NABARD for this work as part of the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund ..

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National Crisis Management Committee meets to review AMPHAN preparedness

The AMPHAN Super Cyclone is expected to reach West Bengal by May 20, 2020. The wind speeds are expected to be between 155 km/hr and 165 km/hr. In order to review the preparatory measures, the National Crisis Management Committee met under the chairmanship of Cabinet Secretary. National Crisis Management Committee The National Crisis Management Committee ..

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Rapid Intensification made AMPHAN a Super Cyclone

The Cyclone ‘Amphan’ has intensified from a severe cyclonic storm to a Super Cyclone. This has happened in less than 40 hours. Highlights The rapid intensification of Amphan into a Super Cyclone is mainly because of rapid warming up of Bay of Bengal. The following are the main reasons that led to rapid intensification of ..

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