Cloud: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Cloud seeding project of IIT Kanpur approved by Union Government to induce artificial rain to clear Delhi air

The Union Ministry of Environment has recently approved a project led by scientists at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur to induce artificial rain via cloud seeding to clear smog in Delhi. The Cloud ..

Cloud Seeding

Cloud seeding is a weather modification techniques which spray Silver Iodide, Sodium Chloride, and Potassium Chloride. These particles provide a base for water vapor to condense, water vapor then crystallizes and then falls as snow ..

Karnataka Launches Project Varshadhari

The Karnataka Government has recently launched an ambitious clouding seeding Project Varshadhari in Bengaluru to deal with poor monsoons in the state. Under the project, an aircraft will spray chemicals to induce rainfall. The purpose ..

Geography Compendium

MonsoonNacreNebular HypothesisNew Moore IslandOcean CurrentsNational Diet of JapanCortes Generales (Spain)People’s Daily (China)QuartziteGneissSchists Monsoon Monsoons are caused by the larger amplitude of the seasonal cycle of land temperature compared to that of nearby oceans. This differential ..