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Published: 13th Jul, 2023

Sutlej River

Moderate flood in Sutlej River

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  • Origin: The Sutlej River originates from the Rakshastal Lake in Tibet, which is situated near the sacred Mount Kailash.
  • It emerges from the Himalayas in the southwestern region of Tibet, near the India-China border.
  • After entering India, it passes through Himachal Pradesh, and Punjab before eventually joining the Indus River in Pakistan.

Black Sea

 A deal allowing Ukraine to export grain via the Black Sea expires on July 17 and with Moscow saying it sees no grounds for an extension there are fears it may collapse.

About

  • The Black Sea is located in Southeastern Europe.
  • It is bordered by several countries.
    • North: It is bounded by Ukraine, Russia, and a small portion of Belarus.
    • East: It is connected to the Sea of Azov through the Strait of Kerch.
    • South: Turkey
    • West: Bulgaria and Romania
  • Surrounding Countries: Ukraine, Russia, Georgia, Turkey, Bulgaria, and Romania.
  • Connected Waterways: The Bosporus Strait, located in Turkey, connects the Black Sea to the Sea of Marmara, which then leads to the Mediterranean Sea.
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