Cyclone Mocha 2023: Dark clouds of fear are gathering again A cyclone may form in the Bay of Bengal on Saturday itself Low Pressure A low-pressure situation is going to develop in the second week of May.
The Meteorological Department has warned in advance that Cyclone Mocha may hit the plains as it gradually increases in strength. It is known that it may affect Bengal as well as Odisha. Preparations have already started. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik held a high-level meeting about this on Tuesday.
Is this vortex going to become a cyclone or not?
Several cyclones have formed in the Bay of Bengal before. Among them was Fani in 2019, Amphan in 2020, and Yas in 2021. Meteorologists fear that ‘Moka’ may be similar to Cyclone Fani.
The control room has already been opened for him. It has been reported that a depression may form in the Bay of Bengal by May 7. However, the extent of its impact in Bengal is not yet known.
Why is this cyclone named ‘Moka’? (Cyclone Mocha)
The word ‘Mokka’ comes from the Yemeni word Mokka. There is a seaport called ‘Moka’ in Yemen on the shores of the Red Sea. Named accordingly. The naming of cyclones in the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea requires the recommendation of 13 countries.
Along with India, the list includes Bangladesh, Yemen, Qatar, Iran, Maldives, Myanmar, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates.
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