Arabian Sea Current Affairs, GK & News

‘Varuna’ Naval Exercise

The 20th edition of the bilateral naval exercise that is named ‘Varuna’ is being conducted by India and France in the Arabian Sea from 30th March till 3rd April 2022. Overview: In this exercise, various units of the two navies which include submarines, ships, fighter aircraft, maritime patrol aircraft, and helicopters are participating. Why is ..

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IONS Maritime Exercise 2022

From 26th to 30th March 2022, the maiden edition of the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) Maritime Exercise 2022 (IMEX-22) was conducted in the Arabian Sea and at Goa. Overview: This exercise was conducted with the aim of enhancing the interoperability of the participating nations in the area of Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) ..

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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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