ThinkQ: Perspective On Current Affairs (Geography)

Think Q - 17th May 2021
Cyclone Tauktae set to rip in Gujarat

Cyclone Tauktae (pronounced Tau-Te), which has intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm is expected to make landfall in Gujarat.

  • Developed in- Arabian Sea (Tauktae is the fourth cyclone in consecutive years to have developed in the Arabian Sea, that too in the pre-monsoon period (April to June).)
  • Classification- very severe cyclonic storm
Monsoon arrival date announced

The monsoon is likely to arrive on the Kerala coast on May 31, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) announced.

Think Q - 15th May 2021
Depression in Arabian Sea

As per the India Meteorological Department (IMD), a low depression over the Arabian Sea is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm. It is very likely to move north-northwestwards from Lakshadweep and reach near Gujarat coast.

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