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Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019
news about El nino
Sep 16, 2019 00:15
Data recorded close to 1,800 extreme rainfall events this monsoon, more than half of which were in August, underlining the expanding impact of climate change in the June-September monsoon, which accounts for 70% of India’s annual rainfall. read more
Sep 11, 2019 18:19
As on September 9, the country has received 792mm of rainfall compared to the normal of 737 mm – or 3% more than normal – as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD). read more
Sep 02, 2019 16:26
This, despite the absence of full blown El Nino conditions. El Nino conditions have been borderline since October 2018 and became neutral last month. read more
Aug 03, 2019 00:00
UN chief Antonio Guterres said the trend “ is even more significant because the previous hottest July occurred in 2016, during one of the strongest El Nino’s ever,” which -- was not the case this year. read more
Jul 03, 2019 07:09
2019 has been termed an El-Nino year, and the impact of this abnormal ocean warming phenomenon on the Indian monsoon makes for grim reading read more
Jun 21, 2019 08:42
Even though the weather bureau on Thursday declared the onset of monsoon in south Konkan and parts of south central Maharashtra, it said the arrival of the rains in the city and the north Konkan region is not expected for another four to five days. read more
Jun 12, 2019 07:53
However, 2019 seems to be on course to break a 31-year-record. The most number of heatwave days (33) recorded in India were in 1988 (the records have been kept since 1984 onwards). For 2019, IMD data shows that there have been 32 heatwave days so far... read more
Jun 08, 2019 23:54
Officials of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said heavy to very heavy showers are expected over Kerala, parts of Tamil Nadu and coastal Karnataka over the next 48 hours read more
May 15, 2019 03:37
Skymet’s forecast warned that the monsoon may have “a weak onset over the Indian subcontinent, resulting in a sluggish start”. read more
May 14, 2019 22:22
It is evident that the old formulae for reviving the rural economy and incomes are no longer working. Nor, it would seem, is the handout-based approach to reviving agriculture read more
May 14, 2019 01:35
“The seven lakes supplying water to Mumbai have a little less than 15% water stock till May 12. A good monsoon is crucial,” said an official from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). read more
May 11, 2019 07:32
According to figures released by the Central Water Commission on Friday, 91 of the major reservoirs across the country are holding an average of 25% of their capacity. read more
Apr 16, 2019 23:18
In view of the fact that t he monsoon is an important factor in India’s economic and social life, the IMD should have kept the categorisation straightforward. read more
Apr 09, 2019 01:04
Sarhul, at the core of which is the worship of saal trees, is celebrated with traditional fervour every year and monsoon prediction is one of the highlights of the festival. The prediction is done through an age-old traditional method. read more
Apr 04, 2019 12:53
Skymet’s weather models indicate that in June and the first two weeks of July, there will be deficient rain, especially over Vidarbha, Marathwada and adjoining parts of Maharashtra. read more