Focus: GS1: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.
Why in News?
PM speaks to TN CM and Puducherry CM regarding the situation in the wake of Cyclone Nivar.
About Cyclone “NIVAR”
- The Cyclone “NIVAR” to cross Tamilnadu-Puducherry coasts between Karaikal and Mamallapuram as a very severe cyclonic storm.
- The depression over Gulf of Aden and adjoining Somalia weakened into a well marked low pressure area.
Above images attached the showing the depression of Cyclone “NIVAR” and its path of flowing.