Tropical Cyclone Current Affairs, GK & News

Philippines: Tropical Storm Ma-On

Recently, a tropical storm hit the northern Philippines, injuring at least three people and displacing thousands. Authorities then closed schools and government offices in several provinces, including the capital, where flooding and landslides were likely. Tropical Storm ‘Ma-on’ weakened slightly after passing through the mountainous northern provinces after reaching the city of Maconakon in Isabella, ..

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Global Climate Risk Index 2021

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 ..

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World’s Strongest Super Typhoon Goni in Philippines

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 ..

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European Union Report: North Korea, the most dangerous places in the world

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: ..

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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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Cyclone Idai

Tropical Cyclone Idai has caused huge deaths and economic losses in Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe, and South Africa. Cyclone Idai made landfall on Mozambique and later moved in a westerly direction. Idai is the deadliest Tropical cyclone witnessed in 2019. Idai originated from a tropical depression that formed off the eastern coast of Mozambique and made landfall in Mozambique. The ..

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