Very rare tornado hits Assam, India

Very rare tornado hits Assam, India

A weak tornado hit the district of Barpeta, Assam, India on May 7, 2022, damaging 7 huts.
The tornado started from the banks of the Brahmaputra river, which flows close to Rowmari village, and remained restricted to a small area. While northern India is prone to tornadoes, this event was described by meteorologists as very rare.

Tropical Cyclone “Jawad” forms in the Bay of Bengal

Tropical Cyclone “Jawad” forms in the Bay of Bengal

Tropical Cyclone "Jawad" formed in the Bay of Bengal on December 3, 2021, and is expected to travel close to the coast of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, India on December 4. Thereafter it is likely to recurve NNE and move along the Odisha coast reaching the…

9 dead, 2 missing after floods hit Sri Lanka and southern India

9 dead, 2 missing after floods hit Sri Lanka and southern India

At least 9 people have died and 2 others remain missing after heavy rains affecting Sri Lanka and parts of southern India since the start of the month. According to the AFP, nearly half of Sri Lanka's 25 districts have been hit by floods over the past couple of…