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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 ..
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
On July 22, Typhoon Ampil hit Chinese financial hub Shanghai that brought heavy rainfall and disrupted transport and shipping. More than 600 flights from the city’s two airports were cancelled and high-speed rail services also impacted. The National Meteorological Centre stated that the typhoon first hit the island of Chongming, 45 km east of the ..
Typhoon Haikui hit the east coast of China. The other two typhoons which hit China were Damrey and Saola. A severe typhoon generally has continuous maximum wind speed of b/w 150 and 184 km/h (93 and 114 mph). A typhoon has maximum sustained winds of b/w 118 and 149 km/h (73 and 93 mph).
Typhoon Talas slammed into western Japan, bringing heavy rains and fierce winds Talas made landfall on the island of Shikoku. Typhoon Talas (2011) A Part of the 2011 Pacific typhoon season Formed:August 23, 2011 Dissipated:September 5, 2011 Highest winds 10-minute sustained:120 km/h (75 mph) 1-minute sustained:100 km/h (65 mph) Lowest pressure 965 mbar (hPa; 28.5 ..