Page-4 of Cyclone Current Affairs, GK & News

Global Climate Risk Index 2020

Global Climate Risk Index 2020, published by environmental think tank Germanwatch found Japan to be the most vulnerable country to climate change, followed by Philippines, Germany, Madagascar and India. Key Findings of Index (1) Japan: It topped the list of most affected countries in 2018 as it was hit by 3 exceptionally strong extreme weather ..

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Tropical Storm Imelda causes Havoc

Heavy rains from Tropical Depression Imelda deluged parts of Texas and Louisiana of the US. The Imelda storm system brought the risk of severe weather disruptions and prompted tornado warnings Thursday morning in the areas hit hardest by the flooding. Tropical Storm Imelda Tropical Storm Imelda was formed out of an upper-level low that developed in ..

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Why did the US storm bring dirty snow?

The ‘bomb cyclone’ that severed disasters in Minnesota and other upper parts of Mid west dumped in lot of dirt. The freshly falling snow was decolourised. The snow was not the usual pure white. It had lot of dust. The wind picked up lot of dust and dumped it into the circulation of the storm ..

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Missouri floods ”7000 evacuated

The water level of the Missouri level reached three storey building. The reason behind the flooding is the torrential rain caused by the ‘bomb’ cyclone last week and the rapid melting of snow. The flood level arose alarmingly breaking the previous records. Scientists say that such a disastrous flood is mainly due to climate change ..

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RIMES terms Titli cyclone ‘rarest of rare’

Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (RIMES) for Africa and Asia has termed ‘Titli’, the severe cyclonic storm that devastated Odisha in October 2018 as ‘rarest cyclone’. Earlier, India Meteorological Department (IMD) had called formation of Titli as ‘rarest of rare’ occurrence after this severe cyclone had changed its path after making landfall. Key Facts ..

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