Bay of Bengal Current Affairs, GK & News

Bay of Bengal  Current Affairs, GK & News

Cyclone Burevi: Key Facts

The cyclone Burevi, named by Maldives, hit the Karaikal coast of Tamil Nadu 7 days after cyclone Nivar. This is the third cyclone formed within the last 10 days in the Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea put together. Why is Cyclone Burevi not as strong as Cyclone Nivar? As the new cyclone Burevi comes ..

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Indian Navy Test Fires Anti-Ship Missile in Bay of Bengal

On October 30, 2020, Indian Navy test fired the Anti-Ship Missile from INS Kora in Bay of Bengal. The missile hit the destined target successfully. Key Highlights INS Kora was commissioned in 1998. It was designed by the Indian Navy under Project 25A. The ship is equipped with Kh-35 anti-ship missiles. There are three warships ..

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India to invite Australia to Malabar Exercise

India is to invite Australia to join the Malabar Exercise for the first time. With Australia participating in the exercise, for the first time all members of Quad will be engaged at military level. The exercise will bring together the navies of Australia, Japan, US and India in the Bay of Bengal in the end ..

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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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Amphan develops into a super cyclonic storm

On May 18, 2020, Amphan turned into a super cyclonic storm. This is the second super cyclonic storm faced by India since Fani in 1999. Highlights The Super Cyclonic storm will hit the coast of Odisha and West Bengal according to the Indian Meteorological Department. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is preparing evacuation plan ..

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