cyclone formation

EXPLAINER | Why are cyclones more frequent in India this year?

Threshold value for sea surface temperatures (SSTs) for the formation of cyclones is 28 degree Celsius. At present, SST over Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea is around 31-32 degree Celsius.

published on : 25th May 2021

East coast may see cyclone formation, likely to hit West Bengal, Odisha coast by May 27 

Under the influence of these systems, Andaman and Nicobar Islands are likely to witness light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy falls at isolated places on May 22 and 23.

published on : 19th May 2021
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