As I wake up rather early on a Saturday morning in Bangalore, India, the skies are overcast. Could we heading for another wet weekend?
It is that time of the year when the Bay of Bengal in the east tends to be excessively turbulent. There’s always a depression of some sort, and often these depressions go on to become violent cyclones.
In fact we had a particularly evil cyclone—Phailin—two weeks ago. Phailin hit India’s eastern coast on October 12, and it was as bad as … [Read more]