Cyclones in India Current Affairs - 2020

IMD released list of 169 new names of Tropical Cyclones

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has released 169 new names for the tropical cyclones in the Indian Ocean Region. Highlights The names were contributed by 13 countries namely India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Myanmar, Oman, Thailand, Qatar, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Iran. The decision to create new list of cyclones was taken during Read More…

Fact Sheet: Cyclonic Storm Phethai

Cyclonic Storm Phethai is the sixth named cyclone of 2018 North Indian Ocean Cyclone season. The previous five named cyclones are Sagar, Mekunu, Luban, Titli and Gaza. Formation Cyclone Pethai has emerged as a deep depression in the Bay of Bengal around 900 kms off Chennai on 15 December 2018.  It was expected to bring Read More…