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What La Nina is and why India should brace itself for a harsh winter
India

What La Nina is and why India should brace itself for a harsh winter

For the northern parts of India, it is likely that the La Nina weather phenomenon may result in extreme cold from December 2021 to February 2022

Why the fate of monsoon in India depends on favourable conditions from El Nino, Indian Ocean Dipole
India

Why the fate of monsoon in India depends on favourable conditions from El Nino, Indian Ocean Dipole

Monsoon update: The monsoon was seen as having covered all of Odisha, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, etc. but slowed down since then

Explained: As rain clouds cover the country, all you need to know about the Indian Monsoon
India

Explained: As rain clouds cover the country, all you need to know about the Indian Monsoon

Here's what you need to know about what arguably remains the most important season for India

Last La Nina cycle ended in May, taking its cooling effects with it, reports WMO
World

Last La Nina cycle ended in May, taking its cooling effects with it, reports WMO

But its temporary global cooling effects won't prevent 2020 from being one of the three warmest years on record.

Droughts in India were caused by atmospheric disturbances in the North Atlantic ocean
science

Droughts in India were caused by atmospheric disturbances in the North Atlantic ocean

The IISc study said that these droughts were a consequence of a sudden and steep drop in rainfall in late August.

Disturbances from large volcanic eruptions may help better understand Indian monsoon: Study
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Disturbances from large volcanic eruptions may help better understand Indian monsoon: Study

Tiny particles and gases that a large volcano blasts into the air enter into the stratosphere and remain there for a few years.

The Great Barrier Reef might not recover from the mass bleaching event that took place in March
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The Great Barrier Reef might not recover from the mass bleaching event that took place in March

An aerial survey has shown that the coral bleaching is sweeping across the reef for the third time in five years.

Earth has a fever: 2010 was the hottest decade ever measured in the past 11,500 years
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Earth has a fever: 2010 was the hottest decade ever measured in the past 11,500 years

scientists said they see no end to the way man-made climate change keeps shattering records.

Rainforests in 2020: Trends and happenings that could decide the fate of rainforests this decade
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Rainforests in 2020: Trends and happenings that could decide the fate of rainforests this decade

A decade of deforestation, broken commitments and murder of rainforest defenders later, the 2020s begin with a dark moment for the world’s rainforests.

Global warming: October 2019 might have been second-hottest month in the second-hottest year on record
science

Global warming: October 2019 might have been second-hottest month in the second-hottest year on record

The report comes after numerous similar studies of monthly global temperatures that show Earth's climate has warmed steadily.

El Nino events are growing more intense under continued climate change: study
science

El Nino events are growing more intense under continued climate change: study

A powerful El Nino can trigger drought in places like Australia and India, and cause flooding in other areas like California.

India's monsoon rains are the product of weak El Nino and positive EQUINOO
India

India's monsoon rains are the product of weak El Nino and positive EQUINOO

There was speculation that 2019 monsoon could turn out like the summer monsoon of 2014 which was a drought year.

Nearly half of India received excess rainfall in August, says IMD; predicts normal rainfall for September
India

Nearly half of India received excess rainfall in August, says IMD; predicts normal rainfall for September

The south India peninsula and central India divisions of the IMD saw 56 and 39 percent more rainfall than normal respectively

227 Chimu children's skeletons found in Peru, evidence points to ritual killing
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227 Chimu children's skeletons found in Peru, evidence points to ritual killing

The children, aged four to 14, were sacrificed to appease El Nino and the Chimu culture's gods.

July might have been the hottest month in recorded history, says UN Sec-Gen
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July might have been the hottest month in recorded history, says UN Sec-Gen

He said greenhouse gas emissions must be cut by 45 percent by 2030 and “we need carbon neutrality by 2050.”

Monsoon to reach Kerala in next 48 hours, rains in Delhi likely to be delayed by 10-15 days
India

Monsoon to reach Kerala in next 48 hours, rains in Delhi likely to be delayed by 10-15 days

Monsoon will reach Kerala in next 48 hours, while people in the national capital region will have to wait for some more days for the monsoon rain

Carbon dioxide levels reach record high after having crossed safe levels in 1950s
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Carbon dioxide levels reach record high after having crossed safe levels in 1950s

The last time CO2 levels were as high was 3 million years ago, when Antarctica was covered in forests.

Retail inflation may rise to 4% in FY20; volatile fuel prices to have limited impact on headline number: Crisil
Business

Retail inflation may rise to 4% in FY20; volatile fuel prices to have limited impact on headline number: Crisil

The rise in the consumer price inflation (CPI) will be largely on a surge in food inflation to 3 percent from the abnormally low of 0.1 percent

El Niño has rapidly become stronger and stranger, according to coral records
science

El Niño has rapidly become stronger and stranger, according to coral records

El Niño's change in behaviour has serious implications for societies and ecosystems around the world.

Fewer Happy Feet: Baby penguin numbers lower than past years, climate change blamed
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Fewer Happy Feet: Baby penguin numbers lower than past years, climate change blamed

Virtually no chicks have hatched at Antarctica’s second-biggest breeding grounds for emperor penguins.