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Tropical cyclones are nearing land more, except in Atlantic

January 29, 2021 10:23 am

Each decade since the 1980s, an additional two cyclones have come within 124 miles (200 km) of land, the study said researchers don't quite know why this is happening, but it adds to other ominous trends in cyclone activity.

IMD releases list of 169 names for tropical cyclones

April 28, 2020 11:37 pm

The names of the cyclones in the list include Amphan, Nisarga (Bangladesh), Gati (India) and Nivar (Iran).

Annihilation of nature: Environmental restoration should be a key factor in future development

September 22, 2019 9:13 am

An extremely severe cyclonic storm, Nilofar, had prevailed in the Arabian Sea between October 25 and 31 in 2014. In 2015, two more extremely severe cyclonic storms were reported.

Tropical Cyclone Hola headed towards New Caledonia after battering Vanuatu

March 09, 2018 8:26 am

The cyclone was expected to veer southeast towards New Caledonia's Loyalty Islands on Friday, bringing severe wind, rain and waves, New Zealand's National Institute of Water and Atmospheric research (NIWA) said.

Scientist says global warming behind more frequent cyclones in Arabian Sea

January 12, 2018 9:06 pm

Former Union Earth Sciences Secretary Shailesh Nayak has attributed global warming as the cause of increasing cyclonic activity in the Arabian Sea, that led to disasters like Cyclone Ockhi.

Tropical cyclone in Philippines kills 31, leaves 7 missing

December 31, 2014 4:21 pm

The eye of the storm was 140 kms southwest of central Iloilo City, moving west at 19 kph.

UN: Besides Haiyan,2013 storm season near average

November 13, 2013 6:15 pm

Of the 12 named storms only two Humberto and Ingrid,reached hurricane strength.

Monsoon expected to deliver normal rainfall

June 05, 2010 10:44 am

Monsoon will deliver normal rainfall this year after being hindered by two tropical cyclones in two weeks.