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  • Report on Lightning Strikes

    Why in News According to a report published by the Climate Resilient Observing Systems Promotion Council (CROPC), the number of deaths due to...

    04 Jan 2021 Geography

  • Iceberg A68a

    Why in News Iceberg A68a, which calved from Antarctica in 2017, has been floating off the coast of South Georgia island. This has prompted fears...

    28 Dec 2020 Geography

  • Kilauea Volcano: Hawaii

    Why in News Recently, Kilauea volcano in Hawaii’s Big Island erupted which was followed by an earthquake of magnitude 4.4. Key...

    23 Dec 2020 Geography

  • Winter Solstice

    Why in News 21st December or the Winter Solstice marks the shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. The same day marks the Summer...

    22 Dec 2020 Geography

  • El Niño & Drought

    Why in News In a recent study by Indian Institute of Science’s (IISc) Centre for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (CAOS), it has been found...

    14 Dec 2020 Geography

  • Recovery from Coal Mining in Meghalaya’s Moolamylliang

    Why in News Moolamylliang, a village in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district, is making progress in becoming a greener place amid abandoned...

    07 Dec 2020 Geography

  • Subdued Northeast Monsoon

    Why in News Rainfall over the southern peninsular region has been deficient so far, indicating that the northeast monsoon has remained subdued this...

    26 Nov 2020 Geography

  • Cyclone Nivar

    Why in News Recently, the tropical cyclone Nivar has made landfall along the Tamil Nadu-Puducherry coast. Landfall refers to the phenomenon of a...

    26 Nov 2020 Geography

  • Earthquake Concentrations in Dharchula Region

    Why in News Recently, scientists at Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG) have unearthed large concentrations of micro and moderate magnitude...

    10 Nov 2020 Geography

  • Cold Wave

    Why in News As per the India Meteorological Department (IMD), there are cold wave conditions over Delhi. Key Points Cold Wave: A rapid fall in...

    04 Nov 2020 Geography

  • Tectonically Active Zone of Himalayas

    Why in News Recently, a group of scientists from the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG), Dehradun have found that the Indus-Tsangpo Suture...

    28 Oct 2020 Geography

  • Tsunami Early Warning System in India

    Why in News According to experts from the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information System (INCOIS), India is much safer against tsunami threats...

    27 Oct 2020 Geography

  • Mars Opposition

    Why in News Due to the ‘opposition’ effect, Mars will look much brighter and bigger than usual in October 2020. Key Points About...

    14 Oct 2020 Geography

  • Hurricane Delta

    Why in News Recently, Hurricane Delta made landfall in the USA state of Louisiana, which is still recovering from the damage caused by a previous...

    12 Oct 2020 Geography

  • Atal Tunnel

    Why in News The Prime Minister has inaugurated the Atal Tunnel in Himachal Pradesh’s Rohtang, which connects Solang Valley near Manali to...

    03 Oct 2020 Geography

  • Autumnal Equinox in Northern Hemisphere

    Why in News On 22nd September 2020, the day and night was almost equal in most locations marking the start of autumn in the Northern Hemisphere...

    23 Sep 2020 Geography

  • Increase in Frequency of Medicanes

    Why in News Scientists have warned that extra-tropical storms in the Mediterranean Sea, known as ‘Medicanes’ or ‘Mediterranean...

    22 Sep 2020 Geography

  • Re-measuring Mount Everest

    Why in News China and Nepal are soon expected to announce Mount Everest’s latest official height. In 2019, both countries agreed to...

    16 Sep 2020 Geography

  • Methane Hydrates in Krishna-Godavari Basin

    Why in News Recently, a study on biogenic methane hydrate in the Krishna-Godavari (KG) Basin was conducted by the researchers at the Agharkar...

    15 Sep 2020 Geography

  • Typhoon Maysak and Typhoon Haishen

    Why in News Recently, Korean Peninsula and Japan were hit by two typhoons named Maysak and Haishen. Typhoons Typhoons are a kind of storm. The...

    10 Sep 2020 Geography

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