Insights into Editorial: India to receive normal monsoon, forecasts IMD

  Context: In recent, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) announced that India will likely have a normal monsoon, with a chance of ‘above normal’ rain in August and September, The IMD issues a two-stage forecast: the first in April, followed by a more detailed one in the last week of May, which will also illustrate …

Insights into Editorial: How tropical cyclones are named

Introduction: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) recently released a list of 169 names of future tropical cyclones that would emerge in the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea. Cyclones that form in every ocean basin across the world are named by the regional specialised meteorological centres (RSMCs) and Tropical Cyclone Warning Centres (TCWCs). There …