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Ahmedabad : For parched Amdavad, Met department has pinned hopes on low pressure system in Jharkhand which is expected to give good rainfall activity in Gujarat region from July 9 to July 11.

The consumption and emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) are projected to increase substantially in the coming decades in response to regulation of ozone depleting gases under the Montreal Protocol. The projected increases result primarily from sustained growth in demand for refrigeration, air-conditioning (AC) and insulating foam products in developing countries assuming no new regulation of HFC consumption or emissions.

William D. Dar

?Analysts describe India

Sudha Nambudiri | ENS

KOCHI: Even as several States, including Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, are planning cloud-seeding programme to induce artificial rains following the uncertainty over the arrival and intensity of monsoon, the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, has already begun studies to ascertain the scientific basis of cloud-seeding.

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's monsoon rains for the week ended July 1 were 29 percent below normal, improving from a 68 percent shortfall in the previous seven days, the weather office said on Thursday.

The June-September annual rains are the main source of irrigation for Indian farms and are crucial for Asia's third-largest economy.

Vinson Kurian

Thiruvananthapuram, July 2 The Australian Bureau of Meteorology

Since 1999, Changing Nature Of Delhi Weather Making Coolers Less Effective
Amit Bhattacharya | TNN

Agriculture Minister S A Ravindranath said the Cabinet, which will meet on July 6, will discuss whether to take up cloud seeding at those places which have received scanty rainfall.

The monsoon is a wind current in Southern Asia, blowing north east during the summer and southwest monsoon during the winter. During the summer, the monsoon brings heavy rains to southern Asia and Africa, while in the winter it causes the drier seasons. The lives of many people in these areas have developed around these seasonal changes.

P. Sunderarajan

NEW DELHI: The much-awaited south-west monsoon has finally arrived in Delhi, bringing the temperature down sharply on Tuesday, June 30, much to the delight of the Capital