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A malaria mystery, partly solved: What happens when the rains ends?
science

A malaria mystery, partly solved: What happens when the rains ends?

Scientists have long known that most of those fevers and deaths occur during the rainy months when mosquitoes abound.

Reduced rainfall activity expected over west coast in next 24-48 hrs; IMD predicts strong winds over Arabian Sea
India

Reduced rainfall activity expected over west coast in next 24-48 hrs; IMD predicts strong winds over Arabian Sea

The meteorological department said winds measuring 50-60 kmph are likely over southwest and west-central Arabian Sea. Wind speeds of 45-55 kmph likely over northwest, east-central, and northeast of the sea.

Monsoon madness: COVID-19 is still active but India's large-scale extreme events are just around the corner
science

Monsoon madness: COVID-19 is still active but India's large-scale extreme events are just around the corner

A “normal” monsoon does not guarantee there won't be floods and droughts across the country as everything about the monsoon is changing.

Despite fishing activities being exempted under lockdown, fisherfolk in Odisha say workforce, logistics, market situation major hurdles in wake of COVID-19
India

Despite fishing activities being exempted under lockdown, fisherfolk in Odisha say workforce, logistics, market situation major hurdles in wake of COVID-19

Highlighting why exemption of fisheries and related activities from lockdown restrictions may not help fishing communities and businesses much, experts have said that logistics, manpower and market situation in the wake of COVID-19 stand as major obstacles.

Climate change messing with monsoon patterns; havoc caused was noticed in rural and urban India this year
science

Climate change messing with monsoon patterns; havoc caused was noticed in rural and urban India this year

Climate change is now messing with the monsoon, making seasonal rains more intense and less predictable.

Excess rain during 2019 monsoon damaged 32 lakh hectares of agricultural land in 12 states, says Skymet report
India

Excess rain during 2019 monsoon damaged 32 lakh hectares of agricultural land in 12 states, says Skymet report

Skymet, a weather forecast company, arrived at the figures using the Geographic Information System and ground-level data from field workers.

Hills of peril: Southwest monsoon inflicts severe damage in the Nilgiris
India

Hills of peril: Southwest monsoon inflicts severe damage in the Nilgiris

The Nilgiris witnesses intense environmental disasters caused by climate change and human activities.

Daily Bulletin: SC to hear pleas against abrogation of Article 370; Toll rises to 11 in AP boat accident; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: SC to hear pleas against abrogation of Article 370; Toll rises to 11 in AP boat accident; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: SC to hear pleas against abrogation of Article 370 provisions, curbs in Jammu and Kashmir today; IMD issues heavy rain alert in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh; and more

Flood-like situation in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan as IMD predicts heavy rains for next 2 days; 13,000 evacuated from Mandsaur, Neemuch after downpour hits districts
India

Flood-like situation in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan as IMD predicts heavy rains for next 2 days; 13,000 evacuated from Mandsaur, Neemuch after downpour hits districts

At least seven states are likely to experience heavy rainfall and thundershowers over Sunday and Monday, among which Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh have been facing a flood-like situation since Saturday, reports said.

India needs to stop deforesting its mountains if it wants to start fighting floods
science

India needs to stop deforesting its mountains if it wants to start fighting floods

They are an annual nightmare in many parts, areas that were not considered a risk, are flood-prone,

IMD issues heavy rainfall warning across Telangana, northern coastal Andhra Pradesh for 28 and 29 August
India

IMD issues heavy rainfall warning across Telangana, northern coastal Andhra Pradesh for 28 and 29 August

YK Reddy, scientist, meteorological department districts in Telangana – northern Adilabad, eastern Khammam and Warangal expected to receive light or moderate rain till Wednesday morning.

Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to address nation on Kargil war victory; rain fury to continue in Mumbai; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to address nation on Kargil war victory; rain fury to continue in Mumbai; day's top stories

The downpour in Mumbai revived the memories of the much greater monsoon fury the city had witnessed on 26 July, 2005 as intense spells of rain are likely to continue in the districts of Thane, Raigad and Mumbai, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) had said earlier on Friday.

Rains lash several parts of country; bridge collapses in Assam's Sujanghat, army personnel construct embankment at Sangrur
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Rains lash several parts of country; bridge collapses in Assam's Sujanghat, army personnel construct embankment at Sangrur

Heavy monsoon rains have caused overflowing of the Ghaghara River in Punjab’s Sangrur. Rains have also been reported in parts of Bihar and Maharashtra on Tuesday.

Shimla meteorological centre issues 'orange' warning for extremely heavy rains in parts of Himachal Pradesh tomorrow
India

Shimla meteorological centre issues 'orange' warning for extremely heavy rains in parts of Himachal Pradesh tomorrow

The Meteorological Centre issued an 'orange' warning for extremely-heavy rains on Monday and 'yellow' warning for heavy rains on Tuesday in the state.

Nashik faces water-logging in five low-lying areas due to overnight rain, authorities evacuate 250 families residing near Godavari
India

Nashik faces water-logging in five low-lying areas due to overnight rain, authorities evacuate 250 families residing near Godavari

Overnight heavy rains in Nashik district of Maharashtra caused water-logging in several low-lying areas and inundated some roads, officials said on Sunday.

Mission Paani: Women in drought-hit Vellore come together to recharge wells in a bid to raise groundwater level
India

Mission Paani: Women in drought-hit Vellore come together to recharge wells in a bid to raise groundwater level

Vellore had experienced an exponential rise in groundwater levels during 2017 monsoons, and residents are hoping that a similar good fortune would bring them smiles in October when rains lash the parched district.

Odisha celebrates women, Mother Earth, menstruation in 3-day Raja Praba festival
India

Odisha celebrates women, Mother Earth, menstruation in 3-day Raja Praba festival

Women and girls are celebrated and all agricultural activity is stopped to let nature rejuvenate.

IMD says Cyclone Vayu unlikely to make landfall in Gujarat due to change in course; storm will cause heavy rains along coast
India

IMD says Cyclone Vayu unlikely to make landfall in Gujarat due to change in course; storm will cause heavy rains along coast

Even though Cyclone Vayu is unlikely to make landfall in Gujarat, all precautionary restrictions are to remain in place in the coastal districts of the state.

IMD sees 'robust and healthy' monsoon this year provided there isn't 'surprise' El Nino phenomenon
India

IMD sees 'robust and healthy' monsoon this year provided there isn't 'surprise' El Nino phenomenon

India’s 263 million farmers wait for monsoon rains to plant crops such as rice, cane, corn, cotton and soybean because nearly half of the country’s farmland lacks irrigation.