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How microscopic marine algae impact global climate and the Indian monsoon
News & Analysis

How microscopic marine algae impact global climate and the Indian monsoon

This also raises important questions about the impact of phytoplankton and bio-climate feedback in the Indian Ocean.

2017 recorded as the second warmest year on its records says NASA, despite lack of El Nino
News & Analysis

2017 recorded as the second warmest year on its records says NASA, despite lack of El Nino

Even without an El Nino event, and with a La Nina starting in the later months of 2017, last year’s temperatures ranked between 2015 and 2016 in NASA’s records.

Pope Francis to visit flood-hit northern Peru region today, will return to Rome on Sunday
World

Pope Francis to visit flood-hit northern Peru region today, will return to Rome on Sunday

The trip to Trujillo comes one day before Pope Francis is scheduled to depart back to Rome after a week-long trip to Chile and Peru

Last three years hottest ever on record, says UN; global temperature 1.1 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels
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Last three years hottest ever on record, says UN; global temperature 1.1 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels

The last three years were the hottest on record, United Nations weather agency said, citing fresh global data underscoring dramatic warming of the planet.

RBI may go in for 25 bps rate cut in April to signal lower lending rate regime, says BofAML report
Business

RBI may go in for 25 bps rate cut in April to signal lower lending rate regime, says BofAML report

RBI in its fifth bi-monthly review of this fiscal had kept repo rate unchanged at 6 percent and reverse repo at 5.75 percent

2017 might be among top three hottest years on record without a warming El Nino
World

2017 might be among top three hottest years on record without a warming El Nino

Global land and ocean temperatures in 2017 will likely end among the three warmest years on record, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) said on Tuesday.

Research confirms that the Indian Ocean helps generate over 200 lakh crore buckets of water every monsoon
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Research confirms that the Indian Ocean helps generate over 200 lakh crore buckets of water every monsoon

The Ganga basin is dominant in the 10-20 day lifecycle of active/break events and is a critical moisture source for the monsoon during dry monsoon years.

Concentration of Carbon Dioxide in atmosphere hits record high: United Nations
World

Concentration of Carbon Dioxide in atmosphere hits record high: United Nations

The concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere has hit a new high, the UN says, warning that drastic action is needed to achieve targets set by the Paris climate agreement.

IMD predicts normal rainfall during second half of monsoon season
India

IMD predicts normal rainfall during second half of monsoon season

The second half of the monsoon season is expected to receive "normal" rainfall, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday.

IMD revises monsoon rain forecast to 98%, up from 96% in April prediction; to get boost from 'Indian Nino'
India

IMD revises monsoon rain forecast to 98%, up from 96% in April prediction; to get boost from 'Indian Nino'

India's crucial monsoon rains are expected to reach 98 percent of the long-term average in 2017, 2 percentage points higher than its previous forecast.

Monsoon alert: India to receive higher rainfall this year than previously forecast, says IMD
India

Monsoon alert: India to receive higher rainfall this year than previously forecast, says IMD

India's crucial monsoon rains are expected to reach 98 percent of the long-term average this year, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday,

Monsoon to make landfall on 25 May: Southwesterly winds advances to Andaman sea; IMD predicts good rains
India

Monsoon to make landfall on 25 May: Southwesterly winds advances to Andaman sea; IMD predicts good rains

If forecast from the Indian Meterological Department (IMD) is to be believed, most hearts in the country will be heartened by the southwest monsoon, scheduled to arrive in India in three weeks' time

Monsoon alert: India may receive higher than predicted rainfall this year, says IMD
India

Monsoon alert: India may receive higher than predicted rainfall this year, says IMD

India may receive a higher rainfall this year than previously predicted, a top IMD official said on Wednesday citing the weakening of the El Nino phenomenon.

IMD predicts 100% rainfall this monsoon as El Nino less likely
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IMD predicts 100% rainfall this monsoon as El Nino less likely

Last year, the IMD had made an initial forecast of "above normal" rainfall, but it belied its prediction and the season ended with normal precipitation.

IMD sees normal monsoon this year: Good news for GDP, but don't rush to celebrate yet
Business

IMD sees normal monsoon this year: Good news for GDP, but don't rush to celebrate yet

The monsoon forecast is critical for us since around half of India’s agricultural production consists of kharif crops which are largely rain-fed.

Skymet predicts India to experience deficient rainfall this monsoon due to El Nino
India

Skymet predicts India to experience deficient rainfall this monsoon due to El Nino

The monsoon will be below normal this year and the western India is likely to experience a deficient rainfall, Skymet, a private weather forecasting agency, said on Monday.

Skymet sees below normal south-west monsoon as another El Nino is in the making
Business

Skymet sees below normal south-west monsoon as another El Nino is in the making

If El Nino indeed returns this year, it could be an unusual event

Q3 GDP at 7%: How agriculture, with a robust output, saved the day for Narendra Modi
Business

Q3 GDP at 7%: How agriculture, with a robust output, saved the day for Narendra Modi

The government data shows the rabi sowing is at record high despite demonetisation. So even in the fourth quarter the support from the agriculture sector is likely to continue for the overall GDP

Zika outbreak: New study finds 'Godzilla' El Nino climate phenomenon
World

Zika outbreak: New study finds 'Godzilla' El Nino climate phenomenon

The Zika outbreak in South America may have been fuelled by change in weather patterns, brought on by the 'Godzilla' El Nino last year, a new study has found.

Monsoon to boost agri income, output this year despite 5% deficit: A point by point explainer
Business

Monsoon to boost agri income, output this year despite 5% deficit: A point by point explainer

A good monsoon gives the government the cushion to strengthen the farm economy by providing end to end solutions. We should not miss this opportunity