Meteorology

Cyclone Sagar: IMD issues advisory to Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra and Lakshadweep

The India Meteorological Department on Thursday issued an advisory to Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra and the Lakshadweep archipelago …

India

3 killed, over 8,000 hit by severe weather in Sri lanka

Colombo, May 20 (IANS) Three people were killed and over 8,000 affected as heavy rains and strong winds lashed across Sri lanka, prompting disaster …

Weather

'IMD went overboard with storm warnings, triggered panic and created hype'

The Met department went overboard when it issued a severe thunderstorm warning that triggered widespread panic in Delhi and NCR on May 8, days after …

Weather

Extreme weather outlook

The long and warm dry spell in the west will be broken on Thursday with cold and wet weather impacting the entire west coast of Australia. Sky News …

Weather

Delhi to see warm day ahead

New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The National Capital woke up to a sunny Sunday morning with minimum temperature recorded at 27 degree Celsius, a notch above …

Weather

Forecast: freaky and fickle

This year’s pre-monsoon season between March and May has witnessed severe storms, often laden with dust. It started off with an overall rainfall …

Weather

Red fireball with 'glowing white train' reported over NC, Virginia. What was it?

A red fireball with a “glowing white train” shot over eastern North Carolina and Virginia at 11:40 p.m. Tuesday, according to multiple reports filed …

North Carolina

India Meteorological Department issues 5-day alert about heavy rain, storms; but states' preparation lacking

<b>Jammu</b>: The Indian Meteorological (MET) department has sounded another five-day alert, a week after heavy rains and thunderstorms claimed hundreds of …

Weather

Monsoon expected to hit Kerala on May 29, says MeT Dept

Monsoon rains are set to arrive in India, with Kerala receiving the first showers on May 29, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Friday.<p>…

India

Heavy rains displace over 150,000 people in eastern Uganda

Heavy rains displace over 150,000 people in eastern Uganda<p>A motorcycle rider ferries arabica coffee cherries in Kamu town council, Bulambuli …

News (China)

54 lakh ha covered as kharif sowing picks pace; cane area up

Sowing in the current kharif season has commenced in right earnest with an area of 54 lakh hectares (lh) brought under cultivation till Friday, accor

India

Four killed by landslides in Tripura after incessant rain; IMD predicts inclement weather over next 48 hours

Landslides due to incessant pre-monsoon rainfall killed four persons, including three of a family, in west Tripura on Friday.<p>Three persons of a …

Weather

Russia Started Sea Trials of Klavesin-2 UUV in Crimea

Trials of the latest Klavesin-2 unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) began at a sea range in Crimea. The craft got the official military 2R52 index …

Military

Monsoon rains to arrive on Kerala coast on May 29

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's monsoon rains are expected to arrive on the southern Kerala coast on May 29, India's weather office said in a statement on Friday.<p>The monsoon, the lifeblood of the country's $2 trillion economy, delivers nearly 70 percent of rains that India needs to water farms and …

India

Southwest monsoon to hit Kerala on May 29

The southwest monsoon is expected to hit Kerela on May 29 the India Meteorological Department said on Friday.<p>The agency had earlier indicated that …

India News

Reduce dependence on Centre during disasters: Gauba to states

New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba on Friday urged all the states to build their own capacities to reduce their dependence on …

India

Hectic conditions can be forecast

A visit to the Hong Kong Observatory offers an opportunity to see not only its meteorological observation equipment but also its studio.<p>Its …

News (Hong Kong)

Dust storm, light rains bring respite from heat in Delhi

Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) got a respite from the day-long scorching heat as a dust storm, that was followed by light rains, brought down …

Weather

After a sunny morning in Delhi, thunderstorm likely in evening

Delhiites today woke up to a sunny morning, a day after gusty winds coupled with light rains hit the national capital.<p>According to the Meteorological …

Weather

The big news: SC to hear plea against BJP forming Karnataka government, and nine other top stories

Headlines: The CIA got its first woman director, and the ruling Trinamool Congress swept the Bengal panchayat polls.<p>A look at the headlines right now:<p>…

India News

April 2018: Record Cold in the US; Still Hot, Globally

For many of us, weather (like politics, as Tip O’Neill famously said) is local; it’s easy to forget that weather conditions can vary widely (even …

Global Warming

Africa Hydromet Program

“Statistics show that 90% of all disasters on the continent are weather and climate-driven.” – CRED’s Emergency Events Database<p>The African continent …

Africa

44.3°C: Ahmedabad's hottest day of season so far

Ahmedabad recorded the hottest day of the season so far on Thursday with Mercury level touching 44.3 degree Celsius, an increase of 1.4 degree over …

Global Warming

Past, present and future climate in the Pacific - The Global Change Institute - The University of Queensland, Australia

<b>The UQ Global Change Institute is delighted to welcome Bureau of Meteorology Senior Principal Research Scientist Dr Scott Power to deliver a GCI</b> …

Climate Change

Preparing for the monsoon

The oppressive heat of summer has been punctuated by substantial summer rains this year. This has given us a trailer for the monsoon of 2018 which …

Weather

Cyclonic storm 'Sagar' not to affect Gujarat, says govt

Cyclonic storm 'Sagar' is not going to affect to Gujarat in anyways, announced Gujarat government on Thursday as they received the message from the …

India News

In first half of May, Delhi saw five squalls — twice as much as last year

In 2017, four episodes of squalls along with dust storms and thunderstorms were reported throughout the month. In 2016, this number was eight — of …

Weather

Millions of Muslims observe fasting as Ramadan begins

For millions of Muslims around the world, the holy month of Ramadan began on Thursday.<p>The first day of Ramadan - the holiest month for Muslims - is observed according to the local visibility of the new crescent moon. In some countries, Wednesday was the first day of the holy month.<p>Muslims around …

Islam

Five tornadoes hit Northeast during Tuesday's severe storm

The National Weather Service has confirmed that five tornadoes touched down during severe thunderstorms that hit the East Coast Tuesday. Federal …

Weather

Earthquake jolts eastern Japan's Chiba

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 hit eastern Japan on Thursday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.<p>The epicentre of the quake was …

Natural Disasters