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Aug 16, 2018
Kerala floods: With 13 of 14 districts hit, state's disaster response apparatus finds itself stretched beyond capacityA KSDMA official said that the situation they faced was very complex as it was for the first time that shutters of such large number of dams were opened together.
Apr 03, 2018
How microscopic marine algae impact global climate and the Indian monsoonThis also raises important questions about the impact of phytoplankton and bio-climate feedback in the Indian Ocean.
Jan 23, 2018
2017 recorded as the second warmest year on its records says NASA, despite lack of El NinoEven 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.
Dec 27, 2017
RBI may go in for 25 bps rate cut in April to signal lower lending rate regime, says BofAML reportRBI in its fifth bi-monthly review of this fiscal had kept repo rate unchanged at 6 percent and reverse repo at 5.75 percent
Sep 21, 2016
Indonesia: 19 dead in floods, landslides, over 1000 displacedIndonesia's disaster agency has warned people to be alert for disasters this wet season as a La Nina weather phenomenon threatens unseasonably heavy rain.
Sep 20, 2016
Monsoon to be normal, not above normal due to delay in La Nina, says IMDThe monsoon, which delivers 70 percent of India's annual rainfall, is critical for the country's 263 million farmers and crops like rice, sugarcane, corn, cotton and soybean because nearly half of their farmlands lack irrigation faculties.
Aug 24, 2016
India to receive normal rains, not surplus, as La Nina chances fadeEarlier this month, the IMD had forecast monsoon rains at 106 percent or above normal
May 21, 2016
Ripples of climate change: Why India should worry about heatwave conditionsThe heatwave conditions in India will be “serious” before monsoon hits various parts of the country, said the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), as global temperature records were smashed yet again in April.
Apr 13, 2016
'Above-normal' monsoon: Here's the basis for IMD's positive forecast for rainsFrom a weakening El Nino to the Indian Ocean Dipole, here are the reasons behind the IMD's forecast for an 'above normal' monsoon.
Jul 16, 2014
Need pro-active planning to deal with climate change, says SwaminathanTo deal with climate change, the country needs a pro-active plan, says eminent agriculture scientist M S Swaminathan.