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What fuelled this year's flood fury in Pune?
Unplanned development and erratic weather majorly caused the deluge, find experts
Desertification in India: A livestock keeper says how his stock has plummeted
‘I dream of gardens in the desert sand, I wake in vain’
Dear Mr Javadekar, here is why climate change is behind extreme weather events in India
Many extreme weather events can be attributed to climate change with a greater degree of certainty, but in India attribution science is still in …
Communication gap: Bihar floods show why India, Nepal need to get their act together
The delay of sharing weather-related information is alarming because every time Nepal has received heavy rains, Bihar has recorded flash floods
Climate and mortality rates in Kenya, Mali, and Malawi: what we found
If sub-Saharan African nations are to reduce mortality, they must have a better understanding of the effect of climate change on mortality rates
High temperatures reduce rice, sorghum yield in Karnataka
A recent study reveals that during kharif and rabi seasons the state is exposed to a high number of days when mercury climbs above 33 degrees Celsius
Why is Earth’s driest place flooding and snowing?
The Atacama Desert in Chile is witnessing rains like never before, including regions that never recorded rains in history
Cyclone Gaja: 11 people killed, 82,000 evacuated
Nagapattinam has borne the brunt of the damage caused by the cyclone which made landfall at 2am
Cylone Gaja to make landfall further south: IMD
The forecasted track of the cyclone would now take it between the towns of Cuddalore and Pamban
As flood waters begin to recede in Nagaland, IMD predicts extreme rain in Northeast
Changes in the orientation of the monsoon trough is the basis of this forecast
Study finds link between melting ice in Arctic and tornadoes in the US
Melting of Arctic ice might be altering the paths of certain high speed winds in the region called jet streams, also associated with tornadoes in …
El Niño did not influence global climate in 2017, but still anomalies are sobering
In 2017, carbon dioxide concentration at Earth’s surface was 405 ppm—greater than the 2016 level
In just six days, Mumbai received 25% more rain than the 40-day average
It also recorded a deficit of 9% between June 28 and July 4. What explains the anomaly?
'Andhra Pradesh lightning strikes were not record breaking'
Down To Earth interviews Earth Networks, a global organisation which helps track lightning strikes through a network of sensors placed around the …
Farmers seek relief after hail, rain damage crops in Rajasthan, UP
The storm spoiled standing crops in Rajasthan, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh
How climate change led to migration of Indus valley people towards Ganga basin
Vedic civilisation also declined due to a weak monsoon period in the Indus region, claims new study
Three-fold increase in extreme rain events over central India: study
Widespread extreme rain events have increased during the 66-year period between 1950 and 2015
Hurricanes of the future might have increased potential for catastrophic events
Climate science predicts a definite increase in the frequency of hurricanes, their intensity and duration due to warming of the ocean surfaces
Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana is a good scheme with flawed execution, says CSE
Agriculture insurance is recognised as an important part of the safety net for farmers to deal with the impacts of extreme and unseasonal weather
Flash floods in Assam, Mizoram kill at least 12, destroy hundreds of houses
The IMD has predicted heavy to very heavy rain across the northeast over the week
Monsoon likely to hit Kerala on schedule despite early onset in Andaman Islands: IMD
According to IMD, monsoon is likely to arrive in Kerala on May 30, just a day ahead of the normal monsoon onset