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  • Temperature Inversion

    Meaning Under normal conditions, temperature usually decreases with increase in altitude in the troposphere at a rate of 1 degree for every 165...

    29 Aug 2020 Geography

  • Hurricane Laura

    Why in News Hurricane Laura, has made landfall in southwestern Louisiana (South Central United States) with wind speeds reaching up to 250 km (about...

    28 Aug 2020 Geography

  • Landslide in Kodagu

    Why in News Recently, due to heavy rain, numbers of landslides occurred in many parts of India. Key Points Landslides: A landslide is defined...

    27 Aug 2020 Geography

  • High Temperature at Death Valley

    Why in News Recently, Death Valley (USA) registered a temperature of 54.4°C which, once verified, could be the highest temperature in more than...

    18 Aug 2020 Geography

  • Dwarf Planet Ceres

    Why in News As per the data collected by NASA’s Dawn spacecraft, dwarf planet Ceres reportedly has salty water underground. Dawn (2007-18)...

    13 Aug 2020 Geography

  • Perseids Meteor Shower

    Why in News The Perseids meteor shower will be active from 17th-26th August 2020. This is an annual celestial event and is considered the best...

    13 Aug 2020 Geography

  • Sunspots

    Why in News A massive Sunspot group ‘AR2770’, which was detected recently, has emitted minor space flares. These flares have not...

    11 Aug 2020 Geography

  • Earthquake

    An earthquake in simple words is the shaking of the earth. It is a natural event. It is caused due to release of energy, which generates waves that...

    30 Jul 2020 Geography

  • Seismicity Study of Arunachal Himalaya

    Why in News Recently, a study by the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG), pertaining to the exploration of the elastic properties of rocks...

    27 Jul 2020 Geography

  • Predicting Earthquakes

    Why in News According to a recently published study, researchers have developed a new way to improve the prediction of earthquakes. Key...

    18 Jul 2020 Geography

  • World Population Day

    Why in News Every year, 11th July is celebrated as the World Population Day. Key Points Theme for 2020: How to safeguard the health and rights...

    11 Jul 2020 Geography

  • Flood Management In India

    This article is based on “Evolve an integrated response to floods” which was published in The Hindustan Times on 06/07/2020. It talks...

    09 Jul 2020 Geography

  • Ocean Mapping: Seabed 2030 Project

    Why in News Recently, it was announced that mapping of nearly one-fifth of the world’s ocean floor had been finished under the Seabed 2030...

    25 Jun 2020 Geography

  • Earthquakes and Delhi-NCR

    Why in News Recently, the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG) has observed that the recent series of tremors in the National Capital...

    20 Jun 2020 Geography

  • Earth’s Mantle and Evolution of Life

    Why in News According to a study published in the journal ‘Nature Communications’, an evolution of the Mantle of the Earth could have...

    18 Jun 2020 Geography

  • Cyclone

    Why in news In the year 2020, Cyclone Amphan (pronounced as UM-PUN) formed over Bay of Bengal intensified and turned into a “super cyclonic...

    04 Jun 2020 Geography

  • Expansion of the Amery Ice Shelf

    Why in News The National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR) has predicted an increase in the expansion of Amery Ice Shelf (AIS) boundaries...

    04 Jun 2020 Geography

  • Tropical Cyclone: Cristobal

    Why in News Recently, a tropical Cyclone named Cristobal has formed in the southern Gulf of Mexico. Key Points Atlantic Hurricane...

    04 Jun 2020 Geography

  • Cyclone Nisarga

    Why in News A fast-moving depression in the Arabian Sea is predicted to be intensified into a severe cyclone named ‘Nisarga’. The...

    02 Jun 2020 Geography

  • Delta

    Delta is a “depositional feature of a river formed at the mouth of the river. These are wetlands that form as rivers empty their water and...

    01 Jun 2020 Geography

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