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Best of 2017: Climate change will cause more cyclones in Arabian Sea

Scientists say that Cyclone Ockhi, which ravaged large parts of India’s west coast in December, indicates that such severe storms are increasing in the Arabian Sea due to climate change

“We predicted that intense cyclones will increase during the late monsoon season in the Arabian Sea due to anthropogenic (manmade) forcing,” says Hiroyuki Murakami, a Princeton…Read more

Climate change will cause more cyclones in Arabian Sea

Scientists say that Cyclone Ockhi, which ravaged large parts of India’s west coast in December, indicates that such severe storms are increasing in the Arabian Sea due to climate change

“We predicted that intense cyclones will increase during the late monsoon season in the Arabian Sea due to anthropogenic (manmade) forcing,” says Hiroyuki Murakami, a Princeton…Read more

Confusion, apathy defeated Cyclone Ockhi warnings and killed fishers

The lack of a well-coordinated and effective early warning system for cyclones often catches fishers on the Kerala coast unawares, especially when the electronic media is apathetic about broadcasting it, as the scores of deaths in high seas during Cyclone Ockhi proved yet again

Soosai Melkias spent the first days of December repairing his house damaged…Read more