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Keep aside your worries about a bad monsoon and turn it into a business opportunity instead, like some of these startups in the cloud seeding business did, says Ashish Agashe

The Indian Meteorological Department has warned that heavy to very heavy rainfall will be witnessed in southwest Madhya Pradesh, north-central Maharashtra, north Konkan and south Rajasthan in the next 24 hours. At some places, the rainfall can be extremely heavy crossing the 25-cm mark.

Feedbacks involving low-level clouds remain a primary cause of uncertainty in global climate model projections. This issue was addressed by examining changes in low-level clouds over the Northeast Pacific in observations and climate models.

Pune The city on Wednesday saw a lot of wind activity in most places, along with incessant rains.

Even as the wind velocity in the city on Tuesday was five nautical miles per hour (knots), it was low on Wednesday but could continue to scale up with the monsoon activity increasing in central Maharashtra.

HYDERABAD: Cloud-seeding operations could not be undertaken for the third day on Wednesday following a technical snag in the Cessna plane being used for the purpose.

Hong Kong: Dust clouds generated by a huge dust storm in China

Mumbai The water stored in Mumbai

It plays truant in Punjab, Haryana and parts of Uttar Pradesh

ROAD OR RIVER? A street which was submerged after rains lashed Ahmedabad on Wednesday.

MUMBAI: With levels in the lakes that supply water to the city at their lowest, the BMC on Wednesday cleared two proposals to carry out cloud seeding in the catchment areas. The decision was based on rainfall data for this monsoon so far- rain this year was 70% less than last year.

The presence of ice-rafted debris (IRD) in middle Eocene ocean sediments has previously been demonstrated, but it has been unclear whether the source of IRD was land-based glacial ice or sea ice, a distinction with important climate implications.