RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- INCREASING INCIDENCE OF SEVERE CYCLONES

Introduction: The powerful Cyclone Tauktae battered the western coast. The cyclone is classified as an ‘Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm’ and is the fifth-strongest cyclone ever in recorded history in the Arabian Sea. At a time,when India is battling a massive spread of Covid-19, the cyclonic storm has unleashed a double-edged sword to people in the …

Cyclone ‘Tauktae’

Topics Covered: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc. Cyclone ‘Tauktae’: Context: Cyclone Tauktae, currently centered over Lakshadweep, has intensified into a cyclonic storm. It is likely to intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm in the next 24 hours. It is very likely to move north-northwestwards and reach near Gujarat …