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Discuss in detail the classification of tropical cyclones as suggested by IMD.

Topic:  Salient features of world’s physical geography.

1. Discuss in detail the classification of tropical cyclones as suggested by IMD.(250 words)

Reference:  Hindustan Times 

Why this question:

According to the India Meteorological Department, the storm system in the Bay of Bengal, Amphan has developed into a super cyclone and is expected to make landfall along the West Bengal-Bangladesh coast. Thus the question.

Key demand of the question:

Explain in detail the classification of tropical cyclones as suggested by IMD.

Directive:

Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Briefly explain what Tropical cyclones are.

Body:

The students must remember that the question is not about the concept of tropical cyclone but about the classification of tropical cyclones. Explain in detail the classification suggested by IMD, use diagrams and tabulations wherever relevant.

Conclusion:

Conclude with importance.