Rain-bearing low cloud cover decreased significantly in last 50 years: study
The study also shows a decline in the number of rainy days in monsoon season
Deforestation and the weakening monsoon in India
A recent study by IIT Bombay says that deforestation and conversion of forest to crop land has weakened the monsoon in India. The study was …
Delhi-based non-profit Centre for Science and Environment has just released a book that suggests how farmers in India can be enabled to cope with …
Farmers will bear the brunt of climate change
By 2050, India is likely to experience a temperature rise of 1-4°C; rainfall will increase by 9-16 per cent. This will have a detrimental …
Flooding of Savitri river leads to Mumbai-Goa highway bridge collapse
The bridge couldn't withstand the high pressure caused by flooding due to incessant rain
Rainfall deficit widens as monsoon stays away in first-half of September
Southern peninsula is the worst hit with 72 per cent rainfall deficit
Clouds have been used to predict weather since ancient times. The method has rekindled the interest of researchers
Normal monsoon prediction comes as relief amidst drought in south
This time, the IMD has not clarified what the probability is of the country getting below normal or deficient rainfall
Deforestation leads to weakening of summer monsoon, says study
The study found a decrease in rainfall due to large-scale conversion of savannah to cropland
A normal monsoon?
Complexities of the season
India’s climate story: Floods to drought and back again
Several districts in the country have seen floods owing to heavy rainfall and immediately after been subjected to drought for there is deficit …
Monsoon plays truant in food bowl of India; rainfall deficit increases
So far, rainfall in the Indo-Gangetic plain has remained deficient, with last week recording largely deficient rain
Earth's rain belts may shift farther north, claims study
A redistribution of the Earth’s water belts could affect water availability for many across the world
On the edge
By 2050, India will experience a temperature rise of 1-4°C and rainfall will increase by 9-16 per cent. This will have a detrimental effect …
How currency ban negated the effects of a good monsoon
Agriculture scientist M S Swaminathan thinks that the timing of demonetisation is proving worse for farmers
How aerosols lead to extreme rainfall
Aerosols play a crucial role in the formation of clouds. But now scientists are linking both extreme rainfall and drought to higher concentration …
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मार्च में अधिक बारिश का कोरोनावायरस पर क्या प्रभाव होगा?
अगर वायरस सर्द आबोहवा में फूलता-फलता है, तो जिन जिलों में अत्यधिक बारिश हुई है क्या उन जिलों में उन्हें फैलने के लिए अनुकूल ...
भारतीय-प्रशांत महासागर के गर्म होने से भारत में बदल रहा है बारिश का पैटर्न
हाल ही में वैज्ञानकों को भारतीय-प्रशांत महासागर के एक हिस्से के तेजी से गर्म होने का पता चला है। जिसके कारण भारत सहित दुनिया ...
Mumbai rains once again prove climate change is no hoax
The number of rainy days is decreasing while intense rainfall events are increasing globally
Droughts, flooding rains already more likely as climate change plays havoc with Pacific weather
New research shows that global warming has already begun to exacerbate extremes of rainfall in the Pacific region
Over a million people affected by drought in Sri Lanka
With rain not expected for another two to three months, the government has warned that the situation may worsen
Plunging reservoir levels across India a worrying sign
The water level in 91 major reservoirs across the country as on April 13 stood at just 35.839 billion cubic metres as against 253.388
Changes in climatic trends may be part of a decade-long pattern known as the Pacific Decadal Oscillation
क्या भारी बारिश से कांप रही है भोपाल की धरती?
भोपाल में सामान्य से 73 प्रतिशत अधिक बारिश हो चुकी है, जिससे तालाब व बांध भर चुके हैं, जिसे धरती में कंपन की वजह ...