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Jan 14, 2018
Jammu and Kashmir: Cold wave continues across state; Leh freezes at -15.2 degree CelsiusBiting winter cold continued its sway on the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday with the weather office giving no indication of any immediate relief.
Jan 11, 2018
Effects of climate change: If global warming continues, summers in India could last for 8 months by 2070, say researchersThe nature of such heat waves has since changed because of rapidly growing greenhouse gas emissions, exacerbating climate change.
Jan 10, 2018
Cold wave in Uttar Pradesh kills over 40 people in past 24 hours; overall death toll in state climbs to 143Despite being sunny, a cold wave continued in most parts of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. More than 40 persons were reported dead.
Jan 08, 2018
Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology inaugurates "Pratyush"; a supercomputer system to help in weather forecastingOf the 6.8 Petaflop, four Petaflop has been set up at IITM and the balance 2.8 Petaflop at the National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecast (NCMRWF) at Noida.
Jan 04, 2018
Jammu records coldest night of the season as temperature drops to 2.7 degree CelsiusJammu on Thursday recorded the coldest night of the season at 2.7 degrees Celsius as the cold wave intensified further in Jammu and Kashmir.
Dec 26, 2017
Despite 'Donald Trump effect', topic of combatting climate change gained momentum in 2017With the US government withdrawing funds to deal with climate change, such as the $2 billion pledge to the Green Climate Fund, the European Union announced nine billion euro climate finance contribution at The One Planet summit to achieve climate goals.
Dec 19, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir: Cold wave continues in Valley; Kargil's temperature drops to -15.4 degree CelsiusSevere cold wave continued in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday as the Ladakh region remained literally frozen with Kargil recording minus 15.4 and Leh minus 13.2 as the minimum temperatures.
Nov 16, 2017
Scientists warn that artificially cooling the Earth to counter global warming could have devastating environmental effectsTargeting geoengineering in one hemisphere could have a severely detrimental impact for the other, the study said.
Nov 14, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir: Leh experiences coldest night of the season as temperature drops to -6.3 degree CelsiusLeh and Kargil witnessed coldest nights this winter as the temperature at the two stations dipped several degrees below the freezing point even as Kashmir Valley saw the mercury rise above freezing point owing to a cloud cover.
Sep 25, 2017
MIT researchers develop new algorithm that can predict extreme weather eventsThe computer algorithm combines both equations and available data to identify the precursors of extreme events.