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  • World Risk Index 2020

    Why in News According to the World Risk Index (WRI) 2020, India is ‘poorly prepared’ to deal with ‘climate reality’, due to...

    24 Sep 2020 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • 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 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • 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 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • 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 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • 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 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • 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 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Landslide near Eravikulam National Park

    Why in News Recently, landslides have been reported at the Nayamakkad tea estate at Pettimudy which is located about 30 km from Munnar, adjacent to...

    08 Aug 2020 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • IMD Forecasts Surplus Rains

    Why in News According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD) rainfall in the “second half of the monsoon” is likely to be 104% of...

    06 Aug 2020 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • 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 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • 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 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Day 2

    Indian Physiography Every year several questions have been asked from different physiographic locations of India. The scope of questions that can be...

    21 Jul 2020 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • 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 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Mt. Merapi of Indonesia

    Why in News Mount Merapi, an active volcano in Indonesia, erupted twice on 21st June, 2020. Key Points Mt Merapi: Merapi (Mountain of Fire)...

    23 Jun 2020 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • 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 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Assessment of Climate Change over the Indian Region: MoES

    Why in News Recently, the first Assessment of Climate Change over the Indian Region has been published by the Ministry of Earth Sciences...

    17 Jun 2020 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • 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 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • South Atlantic Anomaly

    Why in News Recently, the Swarm constellation of satellites of the European Space Agency (ESA) has updated the development of South Atlantic Anomaly...

    27 May 2020 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Heat Waves

    Why in News Recently, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted the “heatwave to severe heatwave conditions” over...

    26 May 2020 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • New List of Names of Tropical Cyclones

    Why in News The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has released a list with the names of 169 tropical cyclones that are likely to emerge over the...

    30 Apr 2020 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Ozone Layer Hole Over Arctic Closed

    Why in News Recently, the European Union’s Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS) announced that a hole in the Arctic ozone layer,...

    28 Apr 2020 Important Geophysical Phenomena

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