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Fastest shrinking glacier in Greenland appears to be growing back again, NASA finds
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Fastest shrinking glacier in Greenland appears to be growing back again, NASA finds

The Jakobshavn glacier around 2012 was retreating about 1.8 miles and thinning nearly 130 feet.

El Niño and La Niña tinker with Western disturbances and India’s winters too
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El Niño and La Niña tinker with Western disturbances and India’s winters too

Not all droughts and excess rainfall years can be explained away by El Niño and La Niña.

Weather startup ClimaCell out to prove IoT can make forecasts accurate, save lives
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Weather startup ClimaCell out to prove IoT can make forecasts accurate, save lives

IoT data can turn cell phones, vehicles, street cameras & airplanes into virtual weather stations.

Researchers voyage into Indian Ocean to find new species in unexplored depths
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Researchers voyage into Indian Ocean to find new species in unexplored depths

The study explores deeper zones of the Indian Ocean, which are 'less explored than Mars': Mission Chief.

New space technology uses satellite data to predict droughts 5 months in advance
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New space technology uses satellite data to predict droughts 5 months in advance

The discoveries made from the study could have massive benefits for society & global population.

COP24: Protesters march demanding governments to take action to curb global warming
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COP24: Protesters march demanding governments to take action to curb global warming

The people demanding that their governments take tougher action to curb global warming.

Artificial rain to cut pollution in Delhi unlikely due to unfavourable weather
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Artificial rain to cut pollution in Delhi unlikely due to unfavourable weather

A second issue with the pollution control measure is getting clearance for a cloud seeding aircraft.

IPCC report shows global warming fallout has come sooner, harder than predicted: UN warns paradigm shift needed to avert chaos
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IPCC report shows global warming fallout has come sooner, harder than predicted: UN warns paradigm shift needed to avert chaos

A Summary for Policymakers of the 400-page tome underscores how quickly global warming has outstripped humanity's attempt to tame it, and outlines paradigm-shift options for avoiding the worst ravages of a climate-addled future.

Sky’s the limit: Could Skymet soon become India’s go-to monsoon forecaster?
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Sky’s the limit: Could Skymet soon become India’s go-to monsoon forecaster?

Skymet uses a combination of three things to get its weather forecasting down to the nail.

Google uses its AI to predict floods in India to warn and better prepare users
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Google uses its AI to predict floods in India to warn and better prepare users

Flood warnings in Google Maps, Public Alerts and Now will use AI to help people be better prepared.

Developing El Niño conditions may affect final quarter of monsoon this year
India

Developing El Niño conditions may affect final quarter of monsoon this year

The overall monsoon until 30 August has been 6 percent less than normal, IMD said.

Jammu and Kashmir: Cold wave continues across state; Leh freezes at -15.2 degree Celsius
India

Jammu and Kashmir: Cold wave continues across state; Leh freezes at -15.2 degree Celsius

Biting 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.

Effects of climate change: If global warming continues, summers in India could last for 8 months by 2070, say researchers
India

Effects of climate change: If global warming continues, summers in India could last for 8 months by 2070, say researchers

The nature of such heat waves has since changed because of rapidly growing greenhouse gas emissions, exacerbating climate change.

Cold wave in Uttar Pradesh kills over 40 people in past 24 hours; overall death toll in state climbs to 143
India

Cold wave in Uttar Pradesh kills over 40 people in past 24 hours; overall death toll in state climbs to 143

Despite being sunny, a cold wave continued in most parts of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. More than 40 persons were reported dead.

Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology inaugurates
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Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology inaugurates "Pratyush"; a supercomputer system to help in weather forecasting

Of 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.

Jammu records coldest night of the season as temperature drops to 2.7 degree Celsius
India

Jammu records coldest night of the season as temperature drops to 2.7 degree Celsius

Jammu on Thursday recorded the coldest night of the season at 2.7 degrees Celsius as the cold wave intensified further in Jammu and Kashmir.

Despite 'Donald Trump effect', topic of combatting climate change gained momentum in 2017
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Despite 'Donald Trump effect', topic of combatting climate change gained momentum in 2017

With 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.

Jammu and Kashmir: Cold wave continues in Valley; Kargil's temperature drops to -15.4 degree Celsius
India

Jammu and Kashmir: Cold wave continues in Valley; Kargil's temperature drops to -15.4 degree Celsius

Severe 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.

Scientists warn that artificially cooling the Earth to counter global warming could have devastating environmental effects
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Scientists warn that artificially cooling the Earth to counter global warming could have devastating environmental effects

Targeting geoengineering in one hemisphere could have a severely detrimental impact for the other, the study said.

Jammu and Kashmir: Leh experiences coldest night of the season as temperature drops to -6.3 degree Celsius
India

Jammu and Kashmir: Leh experiences coldest night of the season as temperature drops to -6.3 degree Celsius

Leh 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.