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German experts develop method for better prediction of India's monsoon

Apr 20, 2016

German experts develop method for better prediction of India's monsoon

Usually the focus has been on southern India's Kerala region, said Stolbova, lead author of the study published in the scientific journal the Geophysical Research Letters. #Economy #India #NewsTracker #Germany #Agriculture #Monsoon #El Nino #Indian Meteorological Department #Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
'Above-normal' monsoon: Here's the basis for IMD's positive forecast for rains

Apr 13, 2016

'Above-normal' monsoon: Here's the basis for IMD's positive forecast for rains

From a weakening El Nino to the Indian Ocean Dipole, here are the reasons behind the IMD's forecast for an 'above normal' monsoon. #India #ConnectTheDots #Monsoon #IMD #La Nina #Drought #Heat wave #El Nino #Rains #Indian Meteorological Department #Shareworthy #Indian Ocean Dipole
When UFOs go pop: Here's why IAF's shooting down of balloon in Barmer was justified

Jan 28, 2016

When UFOs go pop: Here's why IAF's shooting down of balloon in Barmer was justified

On Republic Day, the IAF radar tracked an unidentified balloon-shaped object at Barmer. Considering the high alert issued for the particular day, a Sukhoi-30 aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) shot it down #IndianAirForce #ConnectTheDots #Barmer #Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport #Ministry of Home Affairs #Directorate General of Civil Aviation #Drones #Republic Day #Indian Meteorological Department #UFO #Convention on International Civil Aviation
Manipur rocked by 6.7 magnitude earthquake; East, Northeast India affected

Jan 04, 2016

Manipur rocked by 6.7 magnitude earthquake; East, Northeast India affected

A major earthquake with a magnitude of 6.7 on the Richter Scale rocked Eastern and North Eastern part of India early on Monday #NewsTracker #Manipur #earthquake #Indian Meteorological Department #Tamenglong
Southwest monsoon ends 14 percent lower than normal in India

Sep 30, 2015

Southwest monsoon ends 14 percent lower than normal in India

Rainfall in the country was 14 percent lower than normal during the Southwest monsoon that officially ended on Wednesday. #India #NewsTracker #IMD #Drought #Indian Meteorological Department #Southwest Monsoon #rainfall deficit
Floods wreak havoc and destruction: Over 50 dead in West Bengal, 3 in Manipur

Aug 03, 2015

Floods wreak havoc and destruction: Over 50 dead in West Bengal, 3 in Manipur

The flood situation in south Bengal remained grim with the death toll crossing 50. Around 2.14 lakh people have taken shelter in 1,537 relief camps. #India #Mamata Banerjee #rain #NewsTracker #West Bengal #Kolkata #IMD #Floods #death toll #Disaster #Indian Meteorological Department #West Bengal CM #Cyclone Komen
June gets 16 percent more rainfall than normal but monsoon has weakened in India

Jun 30, 2015

June gets 16 percent more rainfall than normal but monsoon has weakened in India

Monsoon has slowed down in several parts which have recorded deficient rain, India Meteorological Department has said. #India #NewsTracker #Agriculture #Monsoon #IMD #Weather #Indian Meteorological Department #rainfall
Mumbai rains: City recives second highest rainfall in 10 years

Jun 24, 2015

Mumbai rains: City recives second highest rainfall in 10 years

With still a week to go until the end of the month, Mumbai has received the second highest rainfall in June since 2013. #rain #NewsTracker #Mumbai #IMD #Maharashtra #Colaba #Indian Meteorological Department #rainfall #Santacruz
Southwest monsoon makes a slow advance, delay expected in Bihar, UP: IMD

Jun 18, 2015

Southwest monsoon makes a slow advance, delay expected in Bihar, UP: IMD

The southwest monsoon's progress has slowed down as it has not made any progress for the past five days, the weathermen said on Thursday. #NewsTracker #bIhar #Monsoon #UP #Indian Meteorological Department #rainfall #Skymet #Southwest Monsoon
IMD says monsoon to hit Kerala in 48 hours

Jun 04, 2015

IMD says monsoon to hit Kerala in 48 hours

Monsoon hitting Kerala marks the official onset of the rainy season in the country. #Kerala #NewsTracker #Agriculture #Monsoon #Indian Meteorological Department #Skymet