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Learn about Madden-Julian Oscillation that caused 'Very severe cyclonic storm' Vayu

Nabanita Dutta

News Editor

Cyclone Vayu a 'very severe cyclonic storm' that is weakening at this moment, was caused by a phenomenon called Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) and there could be multiple MJOs in one season. MJO is a disturbance that propagates eastward and consists of clouds, rainfall, winds, and pressure. First, it brings rainfall and then takes a brief break. Then it regains its strength and hits the area with intense rain and storm.