GS1: Geography

  • Explained: Why did cyclones give October a miss? (IE) India’s east and west coasts are prone to cyclones with the maximum associated hazards—rain, heavy winds and storm surge— faced by coastal districts of West Bengal, Odisha and Andhra Pradesh.
  • Salient weather features over the country for the month of Oct, 2020: IMD Report (PIB)  Southwest Monsoon withdrew from the entire country and Northeast Monsoon rains simultaneously commenced over extreme south peninsular India on 28th October 2020. Past dates of withdrawal of southwest monsoon from entire India since 1975 shows that withdrawal from entire India was most delayed during 2010 (29th Oct, 2010) followed by 2016 and 2020 ( 28th Oct).

GS2: Polity

GS2: Health

GS3: Economy

GS3: Science & Technology 

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