Monsoon of South Asia Current Affairs, GK & News

IDMC-ADB report: southwest monsoon lasting longer, displacing millions in South Asia

The recently released joint report of the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) raised concerns regarding long southwest monsoon causing large-scale displacement of masses in South Asia. Key findings The report found that southwest monsoon is lasting longer than its season and overlapping with the northeast monsoon, causing more severe ..




New Model of Monsoon Prediction

A new model of monsoon prediction based on multiple linear regression (MLR) has been developed by scientists from the Centre for Oceans, Rivers, Atmosphere and Land Sciences (CORAL), IIT Kharagpur, the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, and the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), Hyderabad. The new method will aid in ..


Study on the South West Monsoon by the IIT Bombay: Key Findings

A team led by Prof. Subimal Ghosh from the Department of Civil Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay had undertaken a comprehensive study on south west monsoon. The findings of the study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters include the following: The dense vegetation in the Western Ghats determines the amount of rainfall that ..