वर्षा जल संचयन व निकासी का सूत्रधार बनेगा मौसम विभागवर्षा जल संचयन व निकासी का सूत्रधार बनेगा मौसम विभाग

ONE hundred and fifty houses have collapsed in Keembe Constituency in Chibombo, Central Province, following heavy rain experienced in the past two weeks.

Trying to flee the worsening drought, he trekked thousands of kilometers with a herd that once numbered 1,200.

Dozens of Spiny Devils have been captured by villagers in the Changara District, Tete province, where lack of food and access to clean water are already threatening the lives of many.

Climate models project a strong increase in Arctic precipitation over the coming century, which has been attributed primarily to enhanced surface evaporation associated with sea-ice retreat. Since the Arctic is still quite cold, especially in winter, it is often (implicitly) assumed that the additional precipitation will fall mostly as snow. However, little is known about future changes in the distributions of rainfall and snowfall in the Arctic.

The recent rain and strong winds in the district are giving anxious moments to farmers as the standing wheat crop has flattened at several places.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Impact of Erratic Climate on Agricultural Production, 10/03/2017. There has been a significant fluctuation in production (as compared to trend) in important foodgrain crops grown in the country during last 10 years (between 2005-06 and 2014-15) due to erratic climatic behaviour (rainfall/droughts).

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Uncertainties in Weather Patterns, 09/03/2017. Monsoon rainfall over India varies on different spatial and temporal scales.

SCHOOLS in the Ohangwena and Omusati regions might be temporarily closed if the heavy rainfalls that have continued over the past few days do not stop.

Masvingo — The situation yesterday started slowly returning to normal at Lundi Mission on the border between Chivi and Mwenezi where nearly 300 girls at the school had to be evacuated after floods

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