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Monsoon to be normal, El Nino to lose steam by May

As various communities celebrate harvest festival like Baishaki and Vishu on Tuesday, it can be told that the Indian monsoon will be normal. Even though the official word on the mons

Weak monsoon soon, farm & power ministries raise contingency flag

The southwest monsoon, which would be below normal this season, is likely to set over Kerala in the next 24 hours and two crucial ministries have announced plans to face the impending drought.

Delayed monsoon: Nasa project may help India prepare better

India battles uncertain monsoon due to El Nino this season and uncertainty is the bane of Indian agriculture sector. The policy makers and planners need to have long term plans for a country that i

Acute water shortage hits Marathwada, CM takes stock of monsoon failure

With many parts of Maharashtra witnessing drought like situation, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis embarked on tour of affected areas of Marathwada. He also visited Ahmednagar and Solapur districts

Monsoon arrives in Kerala

Delayed by a week the south-western monsoons arrived over the coast of Kerala, and has covered parts of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Lakshadweep on Wednesday.  Earlier, the India Meteorological D

A calamity bigger than drought

For the past two months Ghaneshwar Yadav, a native of Bihar, has been working as a daily wage labourer in New Delhi’s Okhla area. With a few clothes tucked into a tattered plastic bag, Yadav

Heavy rains lash Mumbai, records above normal rainfall

Heavy rains in the Mumbai since morning disrupted routine life as the suburbs recorded 126.6 mm rain from 8.30 am to 2.30 pm while Colaba recorded 21.4 mm rainfall during the same time.

Peri-urban areas losing access to water due to urbanisation, says research

A new research supported by international development research centre (IDRC) has shown that peri-urban areas lose access to their water sources due to growing urbanisation. The research was

Favourable monsoon to revive rural incomes: CRISIL

The monsoon this year has brought cheer to farmers and a report by CRISIL, a research agency, said it expects “the favourable monsoon to revive rural incomes”. “Lar

An Indian laboratory that only studies clouds

A High Altitude Cloud Physics Laboratory with a complete range of the observational system has been set-up at Mahabaleshwar to study the interaction of clouds with other environmental parameters

What’s wrong with Mumbai?

It seems the financial capital of India, Mumbai, is need of a major help. The city has been witnessing one mishap after another since 2017. Nearly 1,700 rain-related incidents have been reported si



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