Disaster Events | VOL.13, ISSUE 76, January-February 2013 |

Cyclones in India

Tropical cyclones occur in the months of May-June and October-November. The cyclones of severe intensity and frequency in the north Indian Ocean are bi-modal in character, with their primary peak in November and secondary peak in May. There are 8 maritime states along the eastern and western coast of India that have deeply suffered from tropical cyclones. The Bay of Bengal is a potentially active region for the formation of tropical cyclones. The climatology of cyclone genesis outlined in a...

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