The climate of India consists of a wide range of weather conditions across a vast geographic scale and varied topography, making generalizations difficult. Climate in South India is generally hotter and extremely humid than that of North India. South India is more humid due to nearby coasts. Many regions have starkly different microclimates , making it one of the most climatically diverse countries in the world.
Revisiting the super cyclone that hit Odisha in 1999
29th October A super cyclone strikes Odisha -
The years before featured the pre North Indian Ocean cyclone seasons. Each season was an ongoing event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation. The North Indian tropical cyclone season has no bounds, but they tend to form between April and December, peaks in May and November. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the northern Indian Ocean. Below are the most significant cyclones in the time period. Because much of the North Indian coastline is near sea level and prone to flooding, these cyclones can easily kill many with storm surge and flooding.