An El Nino-induced below-normal monsoon this year could have a bearing on economic growth in FY 2015 and inflation, according to reports.

Brazil has the world’s biggest reserves of fresh water.

IMD says will update its forecast in June after rains set in

The weather office has forecast a 5% deficit in the June-September southwest monsoon this year but signaled the disruptive El Nino phenomenon could make things much worse for India's largely rain-f

The Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) will supply water to the public to tide over the drought-like situation prevailing in Manipur.

ONLY a severe El Nino can materially impact India’s monsoon rains and hit grain production, historical patterns suggest.

India should prepare for below normal rainfall in the crucial monsoon season this year, particularly in the agriculturally significant north-western and western central regions, private forecaster

El Nino has a history of adversely impacting rainfall in India during monsoon. Here is a timeline of the years in which India witnessed droughts triggered by El Nino—the warming of sea-surface temperatures in the Pacific, affecting wind patterns and having the potential to trigger both floods and drought in different parts of the globe.

Scientists, including an Indian-origin researcher, have identified a set of genes that could be key to the development of the next generation of tough and disease-resistant 'super rice'.

If reports are to be believed, large part of Hamren sub–division is severely hit by a drought like situation due to scarcity of rain water in the area for the past several months.