Indian Geography Questions (MCQs) for UPSC, State PCS & SSC Examinations

Q.  Consider the following Cyclones/Typhoons:
1: Roanu
2: Nada
3: Meranti
Which of the above has/have affected India?


a. 1 & 2 Only
b. 3 Only
c. 2 & 3 Only
d. 1, 2 & 3


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Typhoon Meranti also known as Typhoon Ferdie was one of the most intense tropical cyclones which affected the Philippines, Taiwan, as well as Fujian, China in September 2016. Cyclones Roanu and Nada affected the Southern Coast of India. Cyclone Nada was a depression over the Bay of Bengal. Cyclone Roanu was a relatively weak tropical cyclone that caused severe flooding in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh during May 2016. Roanu also brought torrential rainfall to the Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Odisha.
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