Geography

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam

Main Central Thrust, Himalayan Thrust and Frontal Thrust

Main Central Thrust, Himalayan Thrust and Frontal Thrust Context Thrust is a reaction force described quantitatively by Newton's third law. When a system expels or ...
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What is a bomb cyclone?

Context The storm pummelling large swaths of the United States and Canada is what forecasters call a “bomb cyclone.” What is a ...
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Mauna Loa and Mount Semeru Volcanoes

Context Two major volcanoes Mauna Loa in Hawaii and Mount Semeru in Indonesia — erupted in a span of a ...
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What is lake-effect snow?

What is lake-effect snow? Context It’s hard for most people to imagine more than 4 feet of snow in one ...
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Jaldoot App

Context With the rapidly declining water table threatening to push many regions into drought, the Union government on has launched ...
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The ‘stubborn abnormal’ La Nina conditions

Context In what may be termed as an uncommon ocean phenomenon, the prevailing La Ninã conditions over the equatorial Pacific Ocean have entered ...
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Derecho storm

Context States of Nebraska, Minnesota and Illinois in the US were hit by a storm system called a derecho. About ...
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Madden-Julian Oscillation

Context Recently the Bay of Bengal region saw a cyclone named Cyclone Asani that gave rain to parts of the ...
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Drought in Numbers 2022 report

Context The Drought in Numbers 2022 report was recently presented by the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) at ...
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Long Period Average

What is Long Period Average? Context The country is likely to receive a normal monsoon for the fourth consecutive year, the India ...
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