Public understanding of cyclone warning in India: Can wind be predicted?

  title={Public understanding of cyclone warning in India: Can wind be predicted?},
  author={Biswanath Dash},
  journal={Public Understanding of Science},
  pages={970 - 987}
  • B. Dash
  • Published 1 November 2015
  • Environmental Science
  • Public Understanding of Science
In spite of meteorological warning, many human lives are lost every year to cyclone mainly because vulnerable populations were not evacuated on time to a safe shelter as per recommendation. It raises several questions, most prominently what explains people’s behaviour in the face of such danger from a cyclonic storm? How do people view meteorological advisories issued for cyclone and what role they play in defining the threat? What shapes public response during such situation? This article… 
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