Next two years may see long and strong El Niño
The phenomenon is expected to deepen the agrarian crisis with a depleted monsoon
El Niño won’t threaten this monsoon: IMD
While IMD says the climatic phenomenon will be ineffective, other forecasters disagree
Where does monsoon get over 200 lakh crore buckets of water from?
Although it is assumed most of the water comes from the Indian Ocean, a significant amount of rain over the Ganga basin and northeast India is …
2015 El Niño strongest since 1997-98, says international weather agency
El Niño is one of the main drivers of the climate system and contributes to extreme weather events around the world
47 per cent chance of deficit rainfall this year, says IMD
Region-wise, the IMD forecast deficit monsoon in the north-east region, and below normal rainfall in north-west region
Himachal flash floods: Met warns of more events in mountains of north India
Flash floods and cloudburts have been reported in districts of Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir, including the Ladakh region
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El Nino may hit already hurt Indian farmers
The country saw a 24 per cent rainfall deficit in September and if El Nino continues till spring, it may bring down average rainfall in 2019 …
India witnessing second-lowest pre-monsoon rainfall since 1954
According IMD, India received 99 mm rainfall between March and May — with a deficit of 23 per cent
Monsoon modeling is not like the ‘blind men and elephant’ story
Disparate insights into model imperfections are all related to the intricacies of the monsoon dynamics itself and the models capture the most …
El Nino may lead to rainfall deficit, drought in 2014
Chances of the ocean warming phenomenon getting stronger are 30 per cent, suggests forecasting company
How a low pressure in the Arabian Sea can affect the monsoon
While the IMD has said the low pressure area will create favourable conditions for the monsoon’s advance, others are more skeptical
El Nino may hit monsoon this year
Deficit in monsoon, if triggered by El Nino, will severely impact India’s economy
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Drought, but why: Normal monsoon doesn’t mean no drought
One-third of India’s districts are chronically drought-hit despite receiving above normal rainfall
El Nino: Will 2014 be a drought year for India?
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Bihar farmers upbeat after monsoon reaches state on time in a decade
Bihar’s farmers are heavily dependent on monsoon rain for kharif crops, mainly paddy, a water-intensive crop
Indian reservoirs brimming as monsoon advances
Storage levels in 123 reservoirs monitored by Central Water Commission was 194 % of the levels of corresponding period …
Southwest monsoon has set in over Kerala, aided by Cyclone Nisarga: IMD
The cyclone will bring heavy rains to interior areas of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra
Lightning kills 83 people in Bihar
Many of the victims were farmers, who were sowing paddy in their fields
Temperatures in India could rise by 4.4°C by 2100, says govt report
‘Assessment of Climate Change over the Indian Region’ predicts that monsoon rainfall could change by an average of 14% by 2100
Heavy monsoon may put Dharamshala evicted families at risk
The families — who have lived for decades in the city’s Charan Khad settlement — were evicted by the local municipal body four …
Rare takes on the year just passing by
Being a Down To Earth reporter entails merging the personal with the professional. The magazine you so dearly own has a fascinating world hidden …
Southwest Monsoon 2020: Good rains now bring bad news
Excess rainfall in central India is the new normal as India grows warmer. This can also make locust attacks a perennial problem