Cyclone Biparjoy

Facts for Prelims (FFP) Source: IE    Context: A cyclonic storm, named Biparjoy, has developed in the Arabian Sea. ‘Biparjoy’ was suggested by Bangladesh and the word means ‘disaster’ or ‘calamity’ in Bengali.    About Cyclones: A cyclone is a low-pressure system that forms over warm waters. Usually, a high temperature anywhere means the existence …

Hurricanes are getting stronger

GS Paper 1 Syllabus: Geography- a geophysical phenomenon   Source: Indian Express  Context: Hurricane Ian strengthens as Cuba and Florida brace for impact. As Earth’s climate warms, more storms are undergoing this kind of rapid intensification, growing quickly from relatively weak tropical storms to Category 3 or higher hurricanes in under 24 hours, sometimes stunning …