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  • Twin Cyclones

    For Prelims: Madden-Julian Oscillation, Rossby Wave, Cyclones For Mains: Tropical and temperate cyclones, Twin Cyclones and their formation Why in...

    18 May 2022 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • A Long Term Strategy to Tackle Heat Waves

    This editorial is based on “Long-Term Plan Needed to Combat Heat Waves” which was published in The Hindu BusinessLine on 11/05/2022. It...

    13 May 2022 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Seafloor Spreading

    For Prelims: Seafloor Spreading, tectonic plates, Ring of Fire, Pangea For Mains: Seafloor Spreading concept and associated geographic...

    25 Apr 2022 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • India to Receive Normal Monsoon: IMD

    For Prelims: IMD, Southwest Monsoon, Long Range Forecast, El Nino, La Nina, Drought. For Mains: Monsoon and its importance, Changing pattern of...

    15 Apr 2022 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Heat Extremes in India

    This editorial is based on “India Needs an Emergency Plan for Heat Extremes” which was published in Hindustan Times on 22/03/2022. It...

    23 Mar 2022 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Ocean currents

    What are Ocean Currents? Ocean currents are the continuous, predictable, directional movement of seawater. It is a massive movement of ocean water...

    21 Feb 2022 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Tectonic Evolution of Greater Maldive Ridge

    For Prelims: Greater Maldive Ridge, Tectonic Plate, Moho Discontinuity, Isostasy, Transform Fault, seismic waves. For Mains: Important Geophysical...

    18 Feb 2022 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Climatic Regions of World: Part-I

    About Climate is the average weather conditions in a place over a long period of time—30 years or more. And as you probably already know,...

    28 Jan 2022 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Unusually Colder and Wetter Winter

    For Prelims: Western Disturbances, La Nina. For Mains: Weather Patterns such as La Nina and their impact on India’s weather. Why in...

    28 Jan 2022 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Pacific Ring of Fire

    For Prelims: Pacific Ring of Fire, Volcano, Earthquakes, Tectonic Plates, Subduction. For Mains: Features and Causes of Frequent Earthquakes in...

    20 Jan 2022 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Meghalayan Age

    Why in News? Geologists have decided to classify the past 4,200 years as the Meghalayan Age. It is the most recent unit of the Geologic Time...

    01 Jan 2022 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Typhoon Rai

    Why in News The official death toll of Typhoon Rai (locally named Odette) which hit parts of the Philippines in mid-December, was raised to...

    28 Dec 2021 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Cyclone Management Framework

    Why in News Recently, Cyclone Jawad has hit the east coast of India particularly the State of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. Although the cyclone...

    09 Dec 2021 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Mount Semeru volcano

    Why in News Recently, Mount Semeru volcano of Indonesia erupted which killed at least 14 persons and left dozens injured. The last time it...

    07 Dec 2021 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • ACROSS Scheme

    Why in News The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the continuation of Atmosphere & Climate Research-Modelling Observing Systems...

    25 Nov 2021 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Weather Forecasting

    Why in News Recently, 21 trekkers died at the Lamkhaga Pass trek in four mountaineering and trekking expeditions which once again puts the spotlight...

    16 Nov 2021 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Emergence of Earliest Continental Landmass

    Why in News A new study has suggested that the earliest continental landmass emerged 3.2 billion year ago instead of 2.5 billion years ago (as per...

    13 Nov 2021 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Widespread Northeast Monsoon: IMD

    Why in News According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the northeast monsoon, which makes up for most of Tamil Nadu's annual rainfall,...

    27 Oct 2021 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Double-Dip La Niña

    Why in News Recently, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA, an American scientific agency) has declared that La Niña has...

    21 Oct 2021 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Disappearing African Rare Glaciers

    Why in News Recently, a report from the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) stated that Africa's rare glaciers will disappear in the next two...

    20 Oct 2021 Important Geophysical Phenomena

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