Arabian Sea Current Affairs, GK & News

Malpe Beach gets safety nets and red flags

Leaseholders of Malpe Beach Tourism in Udupi district got safety nets and red flags on August 3, 2021 along the beach. Highlights Administration has also issued warning to tourists for not venturing into the Arabian Sea. This step was taken in light of repeated drowning incidents involving tourists. Thus, nets were erected for about 1 ..

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May records 2nd highest rainfall in 121 years

As per Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), May 2021 received second highest rainfall in 121 years. Key findings by IMD Highest rainfall attributes to two back-to-back cyclones and western disturbances. IMD also highlights, average maximum temperature of 34.18 degrees Celsius over India this May was fourth lowest since 1901. In 1917, India had recorded lowest ever ..

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Cyclonic Storm Yaas to form in Bay of Bengal

India Meteorological Department has informed that, Cyclone Yaas is likely to intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm, week after cyclone Tauktae had its landfall on the western coast of India. Cyclone Yaas is likely to affect the coastal parts of Odisha and West Bengal on May 26, 2021. Why IMD warns about cyclonic storm? ..

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Tauktae Cyclone forms in Arabian Sea

Tauktae Cyclone is the first cyclone in 2021 in India. The Kerala Government has issued “Red Alert”. How are Cyclones formed? The warm and moist air in the ocean rises up. As more and more air rises up, it leaves less air. This creates an area of low pressure. The pressure around this area is ..

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Why did India skip Cyclones in October, 2020? How is it related to Madden Julian Oscillation?

The East and West Coasts of India are prone to cyclones with maximum hazards such as winds, storm surge and heavy winds. However, this October 2020 missed such events during this monsoon. Key Highlights Around 80 cyclones are formed around the world every year. Out of these, five are formed in Arabian Sea or Bay ..

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