"Cyclone Amphan of 2020 resulted in $14 bn economic losses in India: UN report"

20th Apr,2021

"Cyclone Amphan of 2020 resulted in $14 bn economic losses in India: UN report"

Cyclone Amphan, that created landfall in could last year close to the India-Bangladesh border, was the most costly tropical cyclone on record for the North Indian Ocean, with reportable economic losses in Asian country of roughly USD fourteen billion, a flagship world organization report has aforesaid.
The 'State of the world Climate 2020' report, discharged on weekday, aforesaid that extreme weather combined with COVID-19 dealt a double blow for numerous folks in 2020.However, the pandemic-related economic holdup didn't place a brake on temperature change drivers and fast impacts.The year 2020 was one among the 3 warmest years on record, despite a cooling La Semitic deity event. the world average temperature was regarding one.2 degree Celsius on top of the pre-industrial (1850-1900) level.This is a daunting report. It has to be browse by all leaders and decision-makers within the world. 2020 was associate unprecedented year for folks and also the planet. it absolutely was dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic. however this report shows that 2020 was conjointly another unprecedented year of utmost weather and climate disasters," world organisation administrator Antonio Guterres aforesaid at the launch of the report compiled by the world meteorological Organization (WMO)