Hurricanes Current Affairs, GK & News

Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian has hit the US state of Florida. Key facts Category 4 storm Ian hit Florida’s southwestern coast. As one of the most powerful storms in the US history, it has torn apart homes and buildings, leaving some residents stranded. It made landfall near Cayo Costa with the maximum sustained wind speed of 150 ..

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Energy Budget of a planet

According to a new study, the imbalanced energy budget of the planet Mars can be a reason for dust storms occurring on it. What is a planet’s Energy Budget? The energy budget of a planet is the ratio of solar energy absorbed by it and heat released by it into space. How Energy Budget affects ..

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Tropical Cyclone Emnati

Cyclone Emnati wreaked havoc on Madagascar. It made landfall just north of the south-eastern district of Manakara. Overview: The storm, which passed just north of the Indian Ocean islands of Reunion and Mauritius, had slightly weakened by the time it approached Madagascar’s eastern coast, but it still had winds of roughly 100 km/h with gusts ..

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Cyclone Fani likely to intensify into ‘Very Severe Cyclonic Storm’

According to The India Met Department (IMD) Cyclone Fani in South East Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify from a severe cyclonic storm into a ‘very severe cyclonic storm’ as it approaches coastal Tamil Nadu by 30 April. Later, IMD issued red alert for Kerala and Tamil Nadu and asked fishermen to avoid going ..

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Depression in Bay of Bengal named "Tropical Cyclone Maarutha"

A deep depression in Bay of Bengal has intensified into a tropical cyclone named Maarutha. This cyclone is expected to hit Myanmar on 17 April 2017 and bring heavy rains in parts of that country. Tropical Cyclone Maarutha is the first named storm of 2017 Northern Hemisphere tropical cyclone season. About Tropical Cyclones A Cyclone ..

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