Bay of Bengal Current Affairs, GK & News

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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Top 5 Current Affairs Questions on La Perouse

India will be joining a French naval exercise in the Bay of Bengal this month. It is the first French naval exercise that Indian Navy will be a part of. The exercise is named as La Perouse.  Japan, Australia, and the United States of America (USA) will also participate in the exercise. As per the ..

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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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