Geography Current Affairs and Top Headlines

Geography Events Related Current Affairs: In this chapter, information has been given about the latest current affairs based on India and the world in the month from the point of view of upcoming competitive examinations.

Just two months after a 7.5-magnitude earthquake destroyed thousands of houses and killed over 300 people in Afghanistan and Pakistan, strong tremor of 6.4-magnitude was recorded near Afghanistan- Tajikistan border on late Friday night. Extent of the tremor was felt in northern India, especially in Delhi, Jaipur, Chandigarh, and NCR (National Capital Region).
26 December 2015Geography Events
Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district was rocked by a low-intensity earthquake. However, there was no loss of life. Tremors of the magnitude 3.8 earthquake were felt for some seconds in several parts of Mandi and nearby districts at 6.34 a.m
8 October 2015Geography Events
Jammu and Kashmir is facing one of the worst floods in around 60 years. Thousands are marooned and over 160 have already died. Most of the places in Srinagar, the capital city, are submerged and people are waiting on their rooftops and terraces for rescue. The communication facilities are also down even as the Indian Air Force and the Army continue their massive rescue operations
7 September 2014Geography Events
After the Cyclone Phailin now Andhra Pradesh gets ready to face cyclonic storm, Helen. Prakasam district is gearing up to face the brunt of the storm which is expected to reach the coast falling in Chennai and Ongole tomorrow night.
20 November 2013Geography Events
Uttar Pradesh is facing the wrath of floods where the death toll reached 152 and many rivers have breached the danger mark. The situation is further worsened because of the torrential downpour and more than 5 lakh people have been displaced.
22 July 2013Geography Events
In Uttar Pradesh, the flood situation has deteriorated after torrential rains leading to loss of lives of 116 people in the past 14 days. Floods have hit ten districts as the rivers like Sharda, Saryu and Ghaghra are overflowing and heavy downpour continued on Wednesday in different places.
10 July 2013Geography Events
The northeastern states were jolted by a 5.1-magnitude quake? at 12.08 am on October 3. The epicentre was in Assam's Sonitpur district which is at the border with Arunachal Pradesh as per the statement by the regional seismological center.
2 October 2012Geography Events
Floods in Assam had resulted in inundation of 16 of its 27 districts, death of 18 people and more than 17 lakh affected. It is expected the situation will improve in a couple of days.
25 September 2012Geography Events
An earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale hit Mexico post midnight IST. According to the US Geological Survey, the epicentre of the quake was Guerrero region, located 186 kilometres from Acapulco city.
21 March 2012Geography Events
Lanco Solar announced to set up a 75 MW solar power plant at Dhule in Maharashtra at a cost of 884.18 crore rupees. Lanco bagged the contract from the Maharashtra State Power Generation Co Ltd. The project would be fully commissioned by mid- February 2012.
26 May 2011Geography Events
An earthquake of 4.9 magnitude shook the Kashmir Valley but there were no reports of any loss in the tremor. The moderate intensity tremor, which was recorded at 3.09 hours morning, had its epicentre in Hindukush mountain range in Afghanistan.
14 May 2011Geography Events
The Earth could soon have a second Sun when one of the brightest stars in the night sky explodes into a supernova. The cosmic phenomenon, which may happen as soon as this year and remain for at least a week or two, is expected to be the most stunning light show in the planet's history.
22 January 2011Geography Events
Making a final decision on dividing the surplus water of River Krishna, the Krishna Water Dispute Tribunal allocated the maximum share of water to Andhra Pradesh while also enhancing the share of Karnataka and Maharashtra.
30 December 2010Geography Events
The first solar eclipse of the current year would occur on January 15 and will be visible partially in major parts of the country.
9 January 2010Geography Events
An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale struck the remote Qinghai Province in northwest China at 9:52 am local time on Friday, the China Earthquake Administration said, but no casualties have been reported, the Chinese Xinhua news ageny has reported.
28 August 2009Geography Events
  Last update :  Tue 28 Jun 2022
  Post Views :  1220
  Post Category :  Current Affairs by Group