Tropical Cyclone Current Affairs, GK & News
The Global Climate Risk Index was recently released by Germanwatch-a NGO based in Bonn, Germany. In the index, India has been ranked at seventh position among the countries that are most effected by climate change in 2019. Key Findings of the report As per the report, monsoon continued for a month longer than normal in ..
On November 1, 2020, the world strongest Typhoon Goni hit the eastern part of Philippines. This typhoon is considered as the strongest typhoon in the world. It is bringing in catastrophic violent winds and is thus being considered as the hardest landfall on record. Highlights The Typhoon Goni has attained its maximum speed of 310 ..
Category: International Current Affairs
On July 2, 2020, a research centre INFORM operating under European Commission released its report, “Shared Evidence for Managing Crises and Disasters”. Highlights The report ranks the countries based on “INFORM Risk Index” that is calculated considering humanitarian crises and disaster in the region. The index considers the following while framing the index Natural Factors: ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
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 ..
Topics: Cold-core low • Cyclone • Extratropical cyclone • Meteorology • Physical geography • Subtropical cyclone • Tropical cyclone • Tropical cyclones • Tropical Storm Ana • Vortices • Weather hazards
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 ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: 2018 North Indian Ocean cyclone season • Cyclone Fani • Hurricanes • India Met Department • Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale • Sumatra • Tropical Cyclone • Typhoons • very severe cyclonic storm