Severe Cyclonic Storm Michaung crosses south Andhra Pradesh coast

  1. Cyclone “Michaung” Crossing and Movement:
    • On December 5, 2023, Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘Michaung’ crossed the South Andhra Pradesh coast close to Bapatla at 1330 hours.
    • Moved northwards with a speed of 10 kmph during the past 06 hours.
  2. Weakening and Wind Speed Forecast:
    • The storm is expected to weaken into a cyclonic storm.
    • Forecasted maximum sustained wind speed of 80-90 kmph, gusting to 100 kmph.
  3. Impact on Odisha:
    • Anticipated heavy rains in most parts of southern Odisha and the coastal region of the state.
  4. Impact on Tamil Nadu and Puducherry:
    • North coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry expected to experience light to moderate rainfall in most places.
    • Isolated heavy rainfall forecasted on Tuesday morning, decreasing thereafter.

Q: Severe Cyclonic Storm Michaung crossed which state’s coast in December 2023?

a) Tamil Nadu
b) Kerala
c) Andhra Pradesh
d) Odisha

Ans : c) Andhra Pradesh

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