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Monsoon may fail more often due to climate change: Study

The monsoon is likely to fail more often in the next 200 years threatening food supplies, unless governments agree how to limit climate change, a study showed on Tuesday.

The monsoon rains could coll

Action plan to tackle impact of climate change

The city will soon have an action plan and adaptation strategy to surmount the impact of climate change.

Kochi is among the four cities, besides, Madurai, Howrah and Vishakhapatnam, that have been s

MSS warns of impending drought, grain shortage

Eminent agriculture scientist and Rajya Sabha MP, Prof. M.S. Swaminathan, on Wednesday raised concern about droughts and shortage of grain following the abnormal monsoon this year.

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Poor Maharashtra, Karnataka rains worry Pawar


Even though the monsoon has progressed in north India, the Centre is worried that poor rains in Karnataka and Maharashtra could adversely affect the production of coarse cereals, apart from putting s

69 pc India gets deficient rains; monsoon to miss Delhi date


Nearly two-thirds of the country have received deficient or scanty rains this season as monsoon appeared set to miss its date with Delhi.

According to data released by the weather office on Tuesday,

IMD downgrades forecast, but monsoon within normal range


India's crucial monsoon will be normal in 2012 but with less heavier rains as the weather office on Friday marginally downgraded its earlier forecast.

"Quantitatively, monsoon season rainfall fo

Heatwave to continue in AP for another day: Met office

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Amid reports that a large number of persons had died due to severe heatwave conditions prevailing in Andhra Pradesh, the met office said on Thursday that the hot weather would continue for another 24

Death toll due to heat rises to 48 in West Bengal

Heat wave conditions continued to prevail in the southern districts of West Bengal with 48 persons succumbing to the heat till Wednesday, official reports from the districts said.

Fifteen deaths were

Tracking the monsoon: Weather report from major cities and regions


Forecast rainfall for next 48 hours at:

East: Would occur at many places in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim. Would occu

Rising sea level threatens India’s coastal areas


The tranquil stretches of emerald green backwaters in Mumbai and Kerala are among several locales in the western and eastern coasts facing threat from the rising sea level due to climate change.

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