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Why is air pollution so harmful to us? Human being's DNA may hold the answer
science

Why is air pollution so harmful to us? Human being's DNA may hold the answer

Some genetic variants from a human's past can be helpful as it may allow people to have a long life despite smoking

2018 sixth warmest year since 1901 in India, says IMD: 1,428 die due to harsh weather, including floods and thunderstorms
India

2018 sixth warmest year since 1901 in India, says IMD: 1,428 die due to harsh weather, including floods and thunderstorms

A total of 1,428 people died due to extreme weather events in 2018, which was also the sixth warmest year since 1901, Of the 1,428 deaths recorded last year, heavy rains and subsequent flooding, dust storms, thunderstorms and lightning claimed half the lives.

NASA's Cassini discovers giant dust storms raging on Saturn's moon Titan's equator
science

NASA's Cassini discovers giant dust storms raging on Saturn's moon Titan's equator

The pattern of dust storms along Titan's equator Cassini found resembles those seen on Earth & Mars.

Dust storms in Uttar Pradesh claim seven lives, injure 21 over past 24 hours; Yogi Adityanath offers condolences
India

Dust storms in Uttar Pradesh claim seven lives, injure 21 over past 24 hours; Yogi Adityanath offers condolences

Dust storms hit various parts of Uttar Pradesh, leaving seven persons dead and 21 injured.

Dust storms, lightning strikes kill 26 in Uttar Pradesh; gusty winds, thunderstorms likely to persist tomorrow
India

Dust storms, lightning strikes kill 26 in Uttar Pradesh; gusty winds, thunderstorms likely to persist tomorrow

Expressing grief over the deaths, Yogi Adityanath said the state government will extend all possible help to those hit by dust storms and related incidents

Dust storms deliver dire message: India among countries most vulnerable to climate change
India

Dust storms deliver dire message: India among countries most vulnerable to climate change

The dust storm have caused a decline in temperature during May. Now we have to wait till June to know how the monsoon will be this year.

Dust storms, thunderstorms lash parts of north India: A look at past severe weather events to affect the country
India

Dust storms, thunderstorms lash parts of north India: A look at past severe weather events to affect the country

The severe thunderstorms last week caused the most devastation by any single-day storm event in India in the past six years, as per data procured by IMD.

3D printers being used to make World Cup stadiums 'desert-proof' in Qatar
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3D printers being used to make World Cup stadiums 'desert-proof' in Qatar

Scientists at Qatar University are testing 3D-printed models of football stadiums that Qatar is building for the 2022 World Cup to see if they can endure the Gulf state's punishing desert climate. Qatar has sought to allay concerns about its summer heat and moved the competition to the cooler month of November.

Dust storm kills at least seven, many houses damaged in Rajasthan
India

Dust storm kills at least seven, many houses damaged in Rajasthan

A severe dust storm, coupled with light rain, swept vast swathes of north India on Tuesday afternoon killing at least seven persons in Rajasthan and damaging several houses.

Dust storms, rain likely in Delhi today
Delhi

Dust storms, rain likely in Delhi today

"The sky will turn partly cloudy and there could be dust storms with rain and thundershower in some parts of the city," said an India Meteorological Department official.

 Dust storm likely to hit Delhi on Monday
Delhi

Dust storm likely to hit Delhi on Monday

"The sky will become partly cloudy with dust storm in some parts of the city," said an India Meteorological Department official.

Dust storm brings mercury down in Delhi
Delhi

Dust storm brings mercury down in Delhi

A dust storm hit several parts of the national capital Saturday evening and brought the temperature down marginally on a hot, sunny day which saw the maximum temperature of 40.8 degrees Celsius, said the weather office.