Which are cyclone prone areas in India?
Although cyclones affect the entire coast of India, the East coast is more prone as compared to the West coast. The most affected states are Odisha, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Maharashtra and Gujarat.
Which state is called cyclone state in India?
Cyclones in India
|State Name||Cyclones Name||Year|
What is the name of cyclonic winds in eastern India?
|Name||Dates as a super cyclonic storm||Areas affected|
|Odisha||October 28 – 29, 1999||Thailand, Myanmar, Bangladesh, India|
|Gonu||June 6, 2007||Oman, United Arab Emirates, Iran, Pakistan|
|Kyarr||October 27 – 29, 2019||Western India, Oman, United Arab Emirates Socotra, Somalia|
|Amphan||May 18 – 19, 2020||Sri Lanka, Eastern India, Bangladesh|
In which regions do the cyclone occurs?
Traditionally, areas of tropical cyclone formation are divided into seven basins. These include the north Atlantic Ocean, the eastern and western parts of the northern Pacific Ocean, the southwestern Pacific, the southwestern and southeastern Indian Oceans, and the northern Indian Ocean (Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal).
Which region is most cyclone prone area in India?
In general, the coastal districts of West Bengal, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu are more prone and are in the high to very high category.
Which coast of India is more vulnerable to cyclones?
Nevertheless, the Bay of Bengal is a more active basin than the Arabian Sea for brewing cyclonic storms. In the last four years 12 cyclones have formed in the Bay and ravaged the Eastern coastal states of India.
Which cyclone is coming in 2021?
As of October 2021, the strongest tropical cyclone is Cyclone Tauktae, with maximum wind speeds of 185 km/h (115 mph) and a minimum barometric pressure of 950 hPa (28.05 inHg).
Severe Cyclonic Storm Shaheen.
|Severe cyclonic storm (IMD)|
|Category 1 tropical cyclone (SSHWS)|
|Duration||September 30 – October 4|
Which is the latest cyclone in India?
Powerful cyclone Yaas has started its landfall in India at 140 kph as warnings are issued of tidal surges in coastal areas. Yaas is the second storm to hit India in a week after cyclone Tauktae hit the west coast, leading to mass evacuations amid the deadly Covid wave.
What is the latest cyclone name?
List of cyclones that hit India in 2020-2021
- Cyclone Gulaab.
- Cyclone Tauktae.
- Cyclone Yaas.
- Cyclone Nisarga.
- Cyclone Amphan.
- Cyclone Kyarr.
- Cyclone Maha.
- Cyclone Vayu.