El Nino is a phenomenon associated with the warming of the Pacific waters and it is largely believed to have an impact on the Indian subcontinent's weather.

KOLKATA: A 63-year-old man from Dum Dum who tested positive to H1N1 died at AMRI Hospital Salt Lake on Tuesday. Asit Basu, resident of Dum Dum was admitted in the hospital on December 14.

The study finds that between 4,500 and 3,000 years ago, strong winter monsoons were characterised by “early neoglacial anomalies (ENA)” — changes in wind and precipitation patterns that are evident

Coimbatore: The state had witnessed a rise in temperature by 0.02C every year between 1951 and 2010 and it has affected the mercury levels in the day and at night, said a weather expert here on Tue

Millions of lives could be saved and one billion people living in Asia could be breathing clean air by 2030 if 25 simple and cost-effective measures are implemented, according to this new UN report. It is the first comprehensive scientific assessment of the air pollution outlook in Asia and the Pacific.

HYDERABAD: Contrary to the usual trend of the dengue season coming to an end in the month of October, this year the virus has become more active with 477 new cases being reported over the last fort

NEW DELHI: Despite good rains, the capital’s air during this monsoon season wasn’t as clean as the same period last year.

Flooding is one of the major natural disasters from a storm event that is prevalent in many countries and greatly affects river morphology, modifying the flora and fauna of a given river environment. As a consequence of climate change, the probability of frequent floods and drought is acute in the near future, posing serious challenges to the water management sector.

PATIALA: Incessant rains across the region have raised water levels in the Pong and the Ranjit Sagar reservoirs, improving the average generation capacity at these two hydropower stations.

The CIAL also took home the award in the Entrepreneurial Vision category for its “leadership in the use of sustainable energy”.

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