Typhoon Rai

Typhoon Rai


Typhoon Rai- Today Current Affairs

  • The official death toll from Typhoon Rai (locally named Odette) in parts of the Philippines in mid-December has risen to 388.
  • Rai is the strongest storm to hit the disaster-prone islands this year (2021).

Key points: The Hindu Analysis

  • Typhoon is a type of cyclone. Depending on its place of origin, it can be called a hurricane, storm or cyclone.
  • Typhoons: In the China Sea and Pacific Ocean.
  • Hurricane: In the Caribbean Sea and West Indian islands in the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Tornado: In the Guinea lands of West Africa and the southern United States.
  • Willie-Willies: in north-western Australia.
  • Tropical cyclone: ​​in the Indian Ocean region.
  • The scientific name of all these types of storms is tropical cyclone.
  • Tropical cyclones are intense storms, originating in warm tropical oceans with speeds exceeding 119 kilometers per hour and heavy rain.
  • Tropical cyclones rotate counter-clockwise in the northern hemisphere. The Hindu Analysis.
  • Regional Specialized Meteorological Center (RSMC) Tokyo – this is the name of the typhoon. The name ‘Rai’ is given by Micronesia.

Here we mention all information about Typhoon Rai  Today Current Affairs. The Hindu Analysis.

yojna ias daily current affairs 29 December 2021

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