'Thunderstorm is the most challenging segment of weather prediction'
K J Ramesh explains how this season’s thunderstorms is due to a peculiar condition wherein heating in north and northwestern India has …
Dust coverage extends to central, eastern Gangetic plain; conditions deteriorate in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh
Dust coverage across Haryana-Delhi area has shown slight improvement owing to a dip in maximum temperature and increased moisture content in air
Pollution in news on May 14
Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and debates on pollution
From myth to reality, how storms have shaped human history
What triggered the dust storms?
Desertification, unprecedented heat wave conditions, more Western Disturbances, increasing cyclonic circulations & 2 lines of low pressure …
Long-term wind patterns over Delhi have changed, say scientists
A possible reason could be major changes in the withdrawal of monsoon from the region and the anti-cyclonic circulations that are formed in this …
Heat and dust
Do not dismiss dust fall event only as an act of god. Crack down on dust sources and push for green walling and vegetative barrier across the region
2018 में भारत के 16 राज्यों में 50 धूलभरी आंधी की घटनाएं हुई हैं, जिसके कारण 500 से अधिक मौतें हुईं। जानमाल को बड़ा ...
India’s very own Dust Bowl
Rising temperatures, changing weather patterns, depleting groundwater, unsustainable agriculture and deforestation are turning large parts of …
Dust storm continues to choke Delhi
Air pollution levels alarmingly high a day after dust storms from Rajasthan hit the city
Dust situation in Delhi to improve marginally over weekend
The forecast for the next three days says PM10 levels will be in the “Very Poor” category
Run for cover: 100 days, 44 storms, 16 states, 423 deaths
An unprecedented storm season challenges India's scientific community
We have never seen anything like this before: dust storm victims in Rajasthan, UP
Although the local administration had generated alerts about the dust storm, the intensity and scale was unexpected and unprecedented
New normal: series of intense, widespread storms in less than a week; 19 states brace for more
Unusually high temperature has aided such intense storms across the country, indicating more turbulent days ahead
Extreme weather events in June 2018
Here's is a list of exterme weather events that have happened in June across the world
Harmattan and the air we breathe: What can we learn?
The massive climate change-induced dust fall event in west Africa has many lessons for all combating deadly air pollution
Winds beneath the storms
A confluence of global, regional and local variables is leading to the development of massive storms
Scientists improvise models to better predict storm surges
IIT-Delhi researchers have developed models which are being used by many Indian Ocean rim countries, besides Indian Meteorological Department, …
Blanket of dust to cover North India in few days; air quality will be hit
These are ominous signs for Delhi, which saw a public health emergency in 2016 and 2017 due to extremely poor air quality
Tornadoes are not born in clouds but on ground, says new research
Scientists find that they form from the ground up or along the wind circulation column
Dust, high temperatures bring Delhi’s air quality down to 'poor'
The Aravalli range plays a critical role in checking sand migration from the Thar Desert to Delhi-NCR; but they now stand degraded