Bhopal Gas Tragedy

Bhopal Gas Tragedy #GS-03 Disaster Management For Prelims Bhopal Gas Tragedy Bhopal Gas Tragedy is the name given to an industrial accident which caused a gas leak at the Union Carbide India Limited (UCIL) pesticide plant in Bhopal on the night of 2 December 1984. […]

Mullaperiyar dam

Mullaperiyar dam #GS-03 Disaster Management, #GS-02 Inter-State Disputes  For Prelims Mullaperiyar dam Mullaperiyar dam is a 126-year-old dam located on the confluence of the Mullayar and Periyar rivers in Kerala’s Idukki The dam though fully located within Kerala, is owned, operated and maintained by Tamil […]

Cyclone Mandous

Cyclone Mandous #GS-01 Geography, #GS-03 Disaster Management For Prelims Tropical Cyclone: Cyclones are rapid inward air circulation around a low–pressure The air circulates in an anticlockwise direction in the Northern hemisphere and clockwise in the Southern Tropical cyclones are strong storms that form over tropical […]

Cyclone Asani

Cyclone Asani Context: • Severe cyclonic storm Asani packing gale-force winds up to 120 kmph which is moving towards the east coast bringing along heavy rain, is likely to recurve in a north-northeastward direction on reaching near the shore and weaken gradually into a cyclonic […]