Disaster Events | Magazine Articles | VOL. 15, ISSUE 94 January-February 2016 |

Tropical Cyclones Over NIO

Of all natural disasters, tropical cyclones (TCs) are most deadly due to their recurrent presence which draw heavily on the resilience of the coastal communities. About 7 per cent of all global TCs are formed over the North Indian Ocean (NIO) basin (Neumann, 1993). This can vary between 5-7 per cent, if computed by considering the cyclonic storms that occurred until 2015. It is noticed that more cyclones form over the Bay of Bengal (BOB), as compared to the Arabian...

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