Except the Narmada, all other waterbodies and dams have negligible water: Chief Minister

The Climate Council’s report, ‘Compound Costs: How Climate Change is Damaging Australia’s Economy’, finds there are few forces affecting the Australian economy that can match the scale, persistence and systemic risk associated with climate change.

Hyderabad: The heatwave alert has been extended by a day till Tuesday, May 7, by the Indian Meteorological Department. The alert is already prevailed in place for Monday.

In Anantapur and Kurnool districts, mercury-level has been touching 43.4 degree Celsius resulting in crops withering in the scorching sun.

During austral summer (DJF) 2017/18, the New Zealand region experienced an unprecedented coupled ocean-atmosphere heatwave, covering an area of 4 million km2. Regional average air temperature anomalies over land were +2.2 °C, and sea surface temperature anomalies reached +3.7 °C in the eastern Tasman Sea.

KOCHI: IMD has extended the sunstroke and sunburn alert in the state from April 2 to April 6.

GENEVA: Climate change may threaten the survival of of marine mammals such as dolphins, and have more far-reaching consequences for their conservation than previously thought, according to a study.

This publication marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate, which was first issued in 1994. The 2019 edition treating data for 2018 marks sustained international efforts dedicated to reporting on, analysing and understanding the year-to-year variations and long-term trends of a changing climate.

The shade of a single tree can provide welcome relief from the hot summer sun. But when that single tree is part of a small forest, it creates a profound cooling effect.

Extreme temperature leads to greater mortality risk to people living in rural communities than in urban areas, recent findings suggest.

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