Bruce Railsback of Georgia University, Athens, USA, has concluded that lightning increases the acidity in rain. This was discovered while studying the change in the acidity of rainfall during a

Speculation is rife that tea production in Nepal may decline as poor rainfall until this time of the year has resulted in the inadequate growth of tealeaves. Although tea estates located in the

The Mexican state of Coahuila will be an experimental area to test a new rain-making technique. Until now, creating rain involved flying over a supercooled cloud at a high altitude and sprinkling it

The fallout of the much-debated phenomenon of global warming may not merely be a rise in temper- ature. it might result in devastating bouts of rainfall, say scientists at the US

ECOLOGISTS warn that largescale tree-felling may cause a drastic reduction in rainfall in Pakistan's Baluchistan and transform the beautiful orchard valleys into a barren landscape. According

There is growing evidence that deforestation in the hills does not always swell rivers

Drainage congestion and increased rainfall runoff over eight centuries are increasingly choking Dhaka, the "unplanned Capital of Bangladesh", and this is leading to internal flooding, reports Panos

The groundwater circulation is limited in Sri Lanka because nine tenth area of the island is underlain by metamorphic hard rocks which are generally very impermeable. Therefore to satisfy the water demand some other possibilities of water resources should be explored before starting a groundwater investigation programme for a given area.

On THE NEWSHOUR, TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, and panelists -- Sunita Narain, Director, Centre for Science and Environment; Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, CMD, Biocon Ltd; Ashwini Kakkar, CEO, Mercury Travels; Ajay Prakash, Immediate Past President, Travel Agents Federation of India; Bittu Sahgal, Environmentalist; Advaita Kala, Author & Scriptwriter; Dr Sambit Patra, National Spokesperson, BJP; Raman Malik, Spokesperson, Haryana BJP; Gaurav Bhatia, Natl President, Legal Wing, & Spokesperson, SP; Kunwar Danish Ali, Spokesperson & National General Secy, JD (S); and Advocate M

Nature's Warning : Sunita Narain on Tamil nadu Rain.