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Cyclone Biparjoy UPSC NOTE


What is Tropical cyclone?

  • Cyclones are rapid inward air circulation around a low-pressure area. 

  • The air circulates in an anticlockwise direction in the Northern hemisphere and clockwise in the Southern hemisphere.

  • Cyclones are usually accompanied by violent storms and bad weather.

  • The word Cyclone is derived from the Greek word Cyclos meaning the coils of a snake. 

  • It was coined by Henry Peddington because the tropical storms in the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea appear like coiled serpents of the sea.


What is cyclone?

  • There are two types of cyclones:

    • Tropical cyclones; and

    • Extra Tropical cyclones (also called Temperate cyclones or middle latitude cyclones or Frontal cyclones or Wave Cyclones).

Cyclone Biparjoy

  • It is a ‘very severe cyclone’ developed in the Arabian Sea.

  • Cyclone Biparjoy is the first cyclone to form in the Arabian Sea this season.

  • The cyclone is expected to bring heavy rains and strong winds to the West Coast of India. 


Cyclone Biparjoy

  • The heaviest rains are expected to fall in the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Karnataka.

  • The name Biparjoy was given to the cyclone by Bangladesh.

  • Bangladesh submitted the name Biparjoy, which means “Disaster” in Bengali.



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Learnerz IAS | Concept oriented UPSC Classes in Malayalam: Cyclone Biparjoy UPSC NOTE
Cyclone Biparjoy UPSC NOTE
Learnerz IAS | Concept oriented UPSC Classes in Malayalam
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