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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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January 15: IMD Foundation Day

On January 15, 2020, the IMD celebrates its 145th Foundation Day. It was begun in 1875. The day will be celebrated by Ministry of Earth Science under which IMD (Indian Meteorological Department) functions. Recent Achievements of IMD Around 5 observatories of IMD received recognition from World Meteorological Organization (WMO). It includes Chennai, Mumbai, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram ..

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Red Alert for Cyclone Vayu

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for Cyclone Vayu which is expected to make landfall on the western coast of the country over the Saurashtra coast of Gujarat. Regions along the Gujarat coast are expected to see heavy rains, thunderstorm and lightning. Cyclone Alerts by IMD Stage of warning and Colour ..

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Orange alert sounded for Cyclone Pabuk

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has stated that cyclone Pabuk will move northwestwards and cross the Andaman Islands late on 6th Jan as a cyclonic storm with wind speed up to 90 kmph. IMD has sounded a orange alert for the cyclone Pabuk. The Pabuk cyclone would cause heavy rain over the Andaman Islands. Cyclone Pabuk ..

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