Details of the Heatwaves

Details of the Heatwaves: #GS I #Geography related issues   Topic Geography related issues:   ∙Context:  ∙According to the department’s accompanying forecast map, the majority of India is anticipated to experience heatwaves from March to May, with the exception of the northeastern States, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, and coastal Karnataka.    A heat wave is what? ∙According to the International Meteorological Department (IMD), a heatwave […]

Heat Waves

Heat Waves #GS 01 Geography, #GS 03 Science and Technology For Prelims Heat Waves As per Indian Meteorological Department, a region can be said to experience heat wave if its ambient temperature deviates by at least 4.5-6.4°C from the long-term average. Climate change is expected […]

South China Sea

South China Sea #GS 01 Geography, #GS-02 International Relations For Prelims South China Sea South China Sea is a part of the western Pacific Ocean that borders the Southeast Asian mainland. Brunei, Cambodia, People’s Republic of China (China), Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines Singapore, Republic of […]

Ken-Betwa River interlinking project

Ken-Betwa River interlinking project #GS-01 Geography, #GS-03 Infrastructure, Environment Conservation For Prelims Ken-Betwa River interlinking project The Ken-Betwa Link Project (KBLP) aims to transfer surplus water from the Ken River in MP to Betwa River in UP to irrigate the drought-prone Bundelkhand region. The water […]

Mabja Zangbo River

Mabja Zangbo River #GS-01 Geography, #GS-02 International Relations, #GS-03 Internal Security For Prelims Mabja Zangbo Mabja Zangbo or Mabja Tsangpo is a river which originates in the western part of Tibet Autonomous Region, China. It flows through Nepal into the Ghaghara river before joining the […]

Mahadayi river water project

Mahadayi river water project #GS-01 Geography, #GS-02 Interstate River water dispute For Prelims Mahadayi river Mahadayi River known as Mandovi in Goa is called the lifeline of the Indian state of Goa. It originates in the Western Ghats from Bhimgad Wildlife Sanctuary in Belagavi district […]

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 […]

Mauna Loa

Mauna Loa #GS-01 Geography For Prelims Mauna Loa: Mauna Loa is one of five volcanoes that form the Island of Hawaii in the U.S. state of Hawaii in the Pacific Ocean. The Volcano, located inside Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, covers half of the US state’s […]

El Niño and La Niña

El Niño and La Niña #GS-01 Geography For Prelims: El Niño and La Niña are opposite phases of what is known as the El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) cycle. El Niño: El Nino means ‘little boy’ or ‘Christ child’ in Spanish. El Nino is a climate […]