• 300-400 people killed by lighting per year in Bangladesh + COVID-19 forecast for India: Monsoon ...

    In 2015, the Bangladesh government declared lightning as a natural disaster. According to official statistics,  359 people died in lightning strikes in 2018 and 250 people were killed by lightning between February and September 2019. In May 2016, during one severe thunderstorm, 65 people were killed /https://edition.cnn.com/2016/05/16/asia/bangladesh-lightning-kills/index.html/. Similar accidents were ...
  • Powerful cyclone season in Australia is expected, 9 - 15 cyclones is forecasted

    Bureau of Meteorology, Accuweather teams and other forecasters based on long-term meteorological models published a forecasts for cyclone season 2020/2021 in Australia. Main drivers of the seasonal forecasts were a behaviour of ENSO (ongoing La-nina phase) and IOD (Indian Ocean Dipole pattern). Thanks to La-niňa, wet conditions will be present ...