Topic: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.
1. Discuss the major causes for snowballing frequency and intensity of cyclone and its impact on Coastal cities in India. (250 words)
Reference: The Hindu
Why the question:
The article explains how India’s coastal cities need to brace up for super cyclones.
Key Demand of the question:
One must discuss the major causes for snowballing frequency and intensity of cyclone and its impact on Coastal cities in India.
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:
Start with some facts justifying the statement in question.
PCC research shows that the frequency and severity of cyclones will increase due to the warming of oceans and melting glaciers.
Explain the reasons that are leading to rising intensity and frequency of cyclones off late in India.
Highlight the impact on Coastal cities in India.
Give examples. Suggest upon the initiatives being taken by the government.
Conclude with way forward.