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Heavy downpour lashes Tirupati, surround

Tirupati, Feb 27 (UNI) Heavy downpour lashed Tirupati city and its surrounding mandals on Wednesday evening, resulting in disruption of normal life for more than an hour.

Tourist resort Kufri, Narkanda experienc

Shimla, Feb 26 (UNI) Tourist resort Kufri and Narkanda experienced light snowfall in the afternoon on Tuesday and the capital town got snowflakes as it was mainly overcast.

Thunderstorm with gusty winds likely to

Hyderabad, Feb 26 (UNI) Thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds is likely to occur at isolated places in the districts of Jayashankar Bhupalapalli, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Khammam, Mahabubabad, Warnagal, Suryapet, Jogulamba Gadwal, Yadadri Bhuvanagiri, Hyderabad, Ranga Reddy and Mechal –Malakajgiri of Telangana during the next 24 hours, Meteorological Department said on Tuesday.

India may get normal monsoon rains in 20

New Delhi, Feb 25 (IBNS):  India's private weather forecasting agency Skymet on Monday said the country is likely to experience normal monsoon rains this year.

Rain likely to occur in Telangana, AP

Hyderabad, Feb 25 (UNI/IBNS) : Light to moderate rain or thunder showers is likely to occur at isolated places in Telangana and Coastal Andhra Pradesh during the next 24 hours, while maximum temperature is likely to be above normal by 2 to 3 degree Celsius in Telangana and 2 to 4 degree Celsius in Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema at many places during the same period, Meteorological Department said on Monday.

Shrinking biodiversity poses major risk

New York, Feb 23 (IBNS): With the biodiversity of plants cultivated for food shrinking, the global population’s health, livelihoods and environment are under severe threat. This warning from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) comes as the UN agency releases a new report – the first of its kind – on the state of the world’s biodiversity in food and agriculture.

4.0 earthquake hits Uttar Pradesh, tremo

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter Scale hit Baghpat district in Uttar Pradesh as tremors of it were felt in New Delhi on Wednesday, officials said.

UN announces roadmap to Climate Summit i

New York, Feb 15 (IBNS): 2019 is a critical year, the “last chance” for the international community to take effective action on climate change, General Assembly President Maria Espinosa said on Thursday, during a briefing to announce the UN’s roadmap to the Climate Summit in September.

Climate change may destroy Bengal Tigerâ

Melbourne, Feb 13 (IBNS): A James Cook University scientist says the last coastal stronghold of an iconic predator, the endangered Bengal tiger, could be destroyed by climate change and rising sea levels over the next 50 years.

Boat made of recycled plastic and flip-f

New York, Feb 13 (IBNS): After completing a historic 500km journey from the Kenyan island of Lamu to the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar, the world’s first ever traditional “dhow” sailing boat made entirely from recycled plastic, known as the Flipflopi, has successfully raised awareness of the need to overcome one of the world’s biggest environmental challenges: plastic pollution.

Much of the surface ocean will shift in

Washington, Feb 9 (IBNS):  Climate change is causing significant changes to phytoplankton in the world’s oceans, and a new MIT study finds that over the coming decades these changes will affect the ocean’s color, intensifying its blue regions and its green ones.

2018 fourth warmest year in continued wa

Washington, Feb 8 (IBNS): Earth's global surface temperatures in 2018 were the fourth warmest since 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Two-degree temperature rise could melt h

Kathmandu, Feb 5 (IBNS): A comprehensive new study of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region, known as the world’s “Third Pole” for its vast store of ice, and home to Mount Everest, K2 and other soaring peaks, finds that even the most ambitious Paris Agreement goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees by the end of the century would lead to a 2.1 spike in temperatures and the melting of one-third of the region’s glaciers, a critical water source to some 250 million mountain dwellers and the 1.65 billion others living in the river valleys below.

Earthquake measuring 6.1 on Richter Scal

New Delhi/Kabul/Islamabad, Feb 2 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter Scale hit Hindu Kush region in Afghanistan on Saturday as tremors were also felt in several parts of Pakistan and India, officials said.

Earth’s largest extinction likely took

Washington, Feb 2 (IBNS): Little life could endure the Earth-spanning cataclysm known as the Great Dying, but plants may have suffered its wrath long before many animal counterparts, says new research led by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

World in grip of ‘high impact weatherâ

New York, Feb 2 (IBNS):“High impact weather” has gripped much of the world so far this year, the UN weather agency, WMO, reported on Friday, with “dangerous and extreme cold in North America, record high heat and wildfires in Australia, heavy rains in parts of South America, and heavy snow on the Alps and Himalayas.

What will rising temperatures mean for t

Melbourne, Feb 1 (IBNS): A University of Sydney expert will urge for the future of work debate to be re-framed in the face of climate change at the Sydney Environment Institute's inaugural Iain McCalman Lecture on 6 February.


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