Nearly 2.4 million people in India were internally displaced due to conflict, violence and disasters in 2016, the third highest number globally, a new report by a monitoring centre said.

MUMBAI: Maharashtra has reported 852 farmer suicides in the four months between January to April this year, according to government data.

The expert committee “admitted in the report that it did not know the condition of the site before the event”

Changes in extreme precipitation are among the most impact-relevant consequences of climate warming, yet regional projections remain uncertain due to natural variability and model deficiencies in relevant physical processes. To better understand changes in extreme precipitation, they may be decomposed into contributions from atmospheric thermodynamics and dynamics, but these are typically diagnosed with spatially aggregated data or using a statistical approach that is not valid at all locations.

In a bid to decongest the main roads of Goa, the state government has decided to set up dedicated corridors in next three years for the transportation of iron ore from the mining leases to the jett

Corporations working towards solid waste management policy

India will get normal rainfall this monsoon season, the weather office has said, somewhat allaying fears that an El Nino phenomenon may disrupt the weather system that’s the lifeline for the countr

India Meteorological Department (IMD) issues various monthly and seasonal forecasts of rainfall for the southwest monsoon season (June to September). Operational forecasts for the southwest monsoon season rainfall are issued in two stages. The first stage forecast is issued in April and the second stage forecast is issued in June.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on El Nino Impact on Monsoon, 06/04/2017. As per the global El Niño forecast issued in early March 2017, chances of occurrence of El Niño exists after July. World Meteorological Agencies have indicated possibility of El Nino conditions to develop over the Pacific later this year.

Small particles of air pollution and dust may play a role in enhancing a good monsoon while aggravating a poor one.