Consider the following cyclones:

  1. Cyclone Nilofar
  2. Cyclone Chapala
  3. Cyclone Roanu

Which of the above has/have impacted the east coast of India?

Answer: [B] 3 Only

Cyclone Nilofar originated from a low pressure area between India and the Arabian Peninsula in late October 2014. Cyclone Roanu originated from a low pressure area that formed south of Sri Lanka. The cyclone caused severe damage in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh during May 2016. Cyclone Chapala developed in the Arabian Sea. The cyclone struck the east coast of Yemen in November 2015.

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