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  • Effects of Changing Groundwater Levels on Himalayas

    Why in News Recently, researchers from the Indian Institute of Geomagnetism (IIG) have found that the Himalayan range subsides and moves up...

    14 Mar 2020 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • National Conference on Coastal Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience

    Why in News Recently, the first ‘National Conference on Coastal Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience (CDRR&R) – 2020’ was...

    26 Feb 2020 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise -2020

    Why in News The 2nd Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Disaster Management Exercise was...

    15 Feb 2020 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Rising CO2 Levels may Double Floods

    Why in News The report “Impacts of Carbon Dioxide Emissions on Global Intense Hydro-meteorological Disasters” has established a link...

    24 Jan 2020 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • 2019: Second Hottest Year

    Why in News According to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the year 2019 was the second-hottest year since records began in 1880. It...

    17 Jan 2020 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Statement on Climate of India during 2019: IMD

    Why in News The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has released the ‘Statement on Climate of India during 2019’. Key...

    08 Jan 2020 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • North-East Monsoon Ends with 30% Surplus Rain

    Why in News India witnessed a 30% surplus in total rainfall during the Northeast monsoon in 2019. October to December is recognised as the period...

    03 Jan 2020 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • One-fifth of the Country’s Forests Prone to Fire

    Why in News Recently, the 2019 report by Forest Survey of India (FSI) was released. It states that about 21.40% of forest cover in India is prone to...

    01 Jan 2020 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Solar Eclipse

    Why in News On 26th December 2019, India experienced an Annular Solar eclipse of 0.97 magnitude, with 3 minutes and 39 seconds’ maximum...

    27 Dec 2019 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Typhoon Phanfone

    Why in News The Philippines was hit by typhoon Phanfone on 25th December 2019. Typhoon Phanfone is known as Ursula in the local language in the...

    26 Dec 2019 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Solar Eclipse

    Why in News Cheruvathur in Kasaragod district, Kerala is one of the three places in the world where the solar eclipse will be most clearly seen on...

    20 Nov 2019 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Cyclone Bulbul

    Why in News The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert in Indian states of West Bengal and Odisha over Cyclone Bulbul in...

    08 Nov 2019 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Cyclone Maha

    A depression that developed in the Comorin Sea (near the southernmost end of India) has intensified into a cyclonic storm, named...

    31 Oct 2019 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Cyclone Kyarr

    Cyclone Kyarr is a tropical cyclone that has intensified west of India in the Northern Indian Ocean’s Arabian Sea as a Category 4 storm with...

    29 Oct 2019 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Jet Streams

    What is a Jet Stream? The Jet Stream is a geostrophic wind blowing horizontally through the upper layers of the troposphere, generally from west...

    19 Aug 2019 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • A New Way of Predicting Monsoon

    A researcher at a science and technology conference organised in Vienna by the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation has come up with...

    09 Jul 2019 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Cosmic Rays Impacting Earth’s Climate

    According to a study published in the Scientific Reports journal,the cosmic rays are impacting earth climate by adding low-cloud cover. Besides...

    06 Jul 2019 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Total Solar Eclipse 2019

    A Total Solar Eclipse was witnessed in the region of the South Pacific and parts of South America (Mainly Chile and Argentina) This was the only...

    04 Jul 2019 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • El-Nino Threatens Monsoon

    According to the India Meteorological Department, the deficiency in rainfall in June was 33%. With the El-Nino phenomenon being observed since the...

    03 Jul 2019 Important Geophysical Phenomena

  • Monsoon

    Generally, across the world, the monsoons are experienced in the tropical area roughly between 20° N and 20° S. The climate of India is...

    24 Jun 2019 Important Geophysical Phenomena

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