Rapidly warming Arctic linked to extreme cold weather in the US

GS Paper 1 Syllabus: Important Geophysical Phenomena such as cyclones etc   Source: IE   Direction: While the earlier article explained the phenomena of bomb cyclones, today’s article highlights the probable reasons behind such an extreme weather event.       Context: In a report published in The Washington Post, scientists have once again started …

Ozone Hole

Topics Covered: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location- changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes. Ozone Hole What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Ozone layer and hole- factors responsible, effects and …