India is experiencing a warmer winter
Persistent above normal temperatures have been recorded in many regions of the country
Year of the girl child
El Nino's little sister La Nina is all set to bring rain in abundance to Australia, Indonesia and some other parts of Asia
Unmasking the heat
The weather machine seems to have gone into overdrive. Scientists assert that the rise in temperature is unprecedented, at least since the 15th …
El Niño effect: Even in drought-tolerant forests, seedlings more likely to die
Scientists study effects of drought, find mortality higher in evergreen forests than deciduous ones
Delayed monsoon: How a possible El Nino can lead to failed rains in parts of India
A cyclone before onset, floods also not ruled out; farmers across the country need to be prepared, say experts
Monsoon arrival may be delayed this year, predicts IMD
Looming El Nino can cause rainfall deficit, droughts, say experts citing historical data
Conflicts, drought push up food needs
The number of nations in need of food aid increased to 37 from 34 in March this year. Papua New Guinea, Haiti and Nigeria have entered the list …
Cambodia facing worst drought in decades
Water shortage has affected the rural areas of the country where farmers depend on rivers and ponds for irrigating their lands
Is the warming Pacific Ocean finally signalling an El Niño?
After cooling down suddenly in July, the Pacific Ocean is warming up once again but it could be another mischief played by the 'Little Boy'
What the blazes!
Is it the hand of God, or the soiled hand of man? The buck is being passed even as flames stretching hundreds and hundreds of kilometres …
Science takes on nature as climatologists try to predict El Nio patterns in an attempt to warn governments of climatic anomalies
This June may be second-most rain deficient in 7 years
This comes when the country has already been experiencing an extended dry spell since the end of last year’s monsoon season
Will this be the fourth consecutive warm winter?
Longer monsoon spell, warm winter lengthen mosquito-borne disease outbreaks across India
'India may face an intense and increased water deficit next year'
Global water forecast suggests many regions likely to face significant water anomalies in the next few months
How microscopic marine algae impact global climate and Indian monsoon
Phytoplankton responds much faster to processes that alter temperature than the temperature itself, which changes slowly due to water’s …
2017: the year in extreme weather
2017 brought wild, wacky and even deadly weather. Australia was hit by heatwaves and torrential rains; hurricanes hit America and a killer …
Global warming and El Nino caused record temperature in Southeast Asia
While El Nino triggered the heat, global warming pushed the temperatures to a record-breaking level in 2016, finds study
Ensuring food security, building resilience must to fight drought in Central America's Dry Corridor
The region, which covers nearly one-third of the Central American territory, is characterised by recurrent droughts
Drought affects livestock economy of African countries
Ethiopia is among the worst affected with more than half a million livestock dying due to drought conditions
The little-known aspects of above normal monsoon forecast
A look at the changing methodology of long-term monsoon forecasting and what it means for drought in reality
Coral bleaching comes to the Great Barrier Reef as record-breaking global temperatures continue
Rapidly warming ocean temperatures present a serious threat to coral reefs, the world’s most biologically diverse ecosystems
El Niño to hit Australia later this year, says Bureau of Meteorology
The phenomenon is associated with below-average winter and spring rainfall in eastern Australia, and above-average daytime temperatures over the …
Tantrums of the "Christ Child"
A weather event which Peruvians once regarded as a boon is now recognised as causing terrible global disasters
Epidemic at hand
Thanks to El Nio, east and central Africa is reeling under a deadly onslaught of killer diseases
El Nio, the warm ocean current in the South Pacific can do the incredible, it can slow down the rotation of the Earth