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May 24, 2019
INCOIS: India's lesser-known rockstar in monitoring oceans, forecasting disasters and monitoring fisheriesA stellar example of the value INCOIS provides can be seen in the impact of forecasts on fish catch & its monetary value.
May 08, 2019
India re-joins Arctic Council intergovernmental panel as observer nation this yearIndian has been studying the possible link between monsoon & the Arctic at its base in Svalbard.
Dec 07, 2018
Air pollution killed 12.4 lakh in India in 2017; exposure to PM 2.5 pollutant highest in Delhi, says reportAround 12.4 lakh deaths in India in 2017 is attributable to air pollution, it said and termed air pollution a leading risk factor for deaths in the country where the average life expectancy would have been 1.7 years higher if the pollution levels were less than the minimal level causing health loss.
Nov 10, 2018
Delhi air quality remains in 'hazardous' category; doctors advise people to avoid outdoor activity, use masksWith seasonal crop residue burning, industrial and vehicle emissions and calm winds persisting, a thick layer of toxic smog settled over Delhi on Saturday.
Sep 03, 2018
Centre says IMD issued severe weather warnings for Kerala, refutes charges of 'lapses' in forecastChief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had said that the IMD's forecast for rain in Kerala was far lower than the downpour in the state, which led to devastating floods.
Aug 21, 2018
Centre proposes to set up cyclone warning facility in Thiruvananthapuram, aims to complete project in one monthThe IMD came under severe criticism after the allegations that the Met Department did not give adequate warning for Cyclone Ockhi, which killed 93 people.
Jan 08, 2018
Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology inaugurates "Pratyush"; a supercomputer system to help in weather forecastingOf 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.
Jan 02, 2018
Air pollution spikes on New Year's Day in Delhi; SAFAR says dense fog and firecrackers contributed to worsened air qualityAir pollution in Delhi on Monday stood on the brink of the emergency level due to a rapid build up of particulate matter owing to foggy conditions.
Nov 06, 2017
Chennai to get comprehensive flood warning system after several instances of urban floodingThe initiative of a flood warning system was taken by the Office of Principal Scientific Advisor after the devastating floods the city experienced on 2015.
May 24, 2017
India mulls setting up of tsunami warning system for South China SeaIndia is trying to extend its influence over the disputed South China Sea by exploring the possibility of setting up a tsunami early warning system for the region — something that China has reportedly also been working on.