Geography News

The ‘triple dip’ La Niña

One of the longest La Nia episodes in recorded history, the current La Nia phase of the equatorial Pacific Ocean is expected to last for at least another six months. Additionally, it is only the third episode since 1950 to continue for a third year in a row.

posted by V.P.Nimbalkar 21st Sep 2022


At least two people were killed by Typhoon Nanmadol, which brought with it fierce gusts and record rainfall to the western part of Japan, disrupting transportation and forcing factories to close.

posted by V.P.Nimbalkar 20th Sep 2022


Sarbananda Sonowal, the Union Minister of Ports, Shipping, and Waterways, has initiated a number of initiatives to improve the Bogibeel area near Dibrugarh in Assam.

posted by V.P.Nimbalkar 20th Sep 2022

India’s growing water crisis, the seen and the unseen Author: Srikumar Chattopdhyay

Global concern over the sharp increase in freshwater withdrawal from streams, lakes, aquifers, and man-made reservoirs, as well as the impending water stress and water scarcity being experienced in various parts of the world, has been captured in the United Nations World Water Development Report of 2022 (UN WWDR 2022) published by UNESCO

posted by V.P.Nimbalkar 15th Sep 2022


In the Canadian village of Watrous, there was a landspout, that emerged and was posted on social media.

posted by 1st Jul 2022