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Cyclone Fani: NDRF, Coast Guard on high

New Delhi, Apr 29 (UNI) The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the Coast Guard have been put on high alert as the Cyclone ‘Fani’ was located at 880 KMs South East of Chennai early on Monday and it is likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm by Tuesday, Union Home Ministry said here.

Heatwave to continue in Vidarbha

Nagpur, Apr 29 (UNI) Almost all parts of Maharashtra's Vidarbha region is reeling under an intense heatwave, with Chandrapur and Akola recording the highest temperature on Sunday at 47.2 degrees Celsius, the MeT department said.

‘FANI’ to intensify into very severe

Hyderabad, Apr 28 (UNI): The Cyclonic Storm ‘FANI’ (pronounced as ‘FONI’) over southeast Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood moved northwestwards with a speed of about 10 kmph in last six hours and lay centred at 1430 hrs on Sunday near latitude 7.7°N and longitude 87.5°E over southeast Bay of Bengal & neighbourhood, about 690 km east-southeast of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka), 990 km southeast of Chennai (Tamil Nadu) and 1170 km south-southeast of Machilipatnam (Andhra Pradesh).

‘The green economy is the future,’ U

New York, Apr 28  (IBNS): Winning the race against climate change to keep our planet livable and on a healthy trajectory requires action rooted in sustainable solutions aligned with the Paris Agreement and the UN-driven 2030 Agendafor sustainable development, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Saturday.

Maharashtra: Heat wave conditions contin

Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Apr 27 (UNI) The heat wave conditions continue to prevail in the entire Marathwada region since last couple of days, as most of the districts were reeling under severe heat.

Depression over Bay of Bengal to intensi

Chennai, Apr 26 (UNI) India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday said the depression over East Equatorial Indian Ocean and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal lay centred at about 1,440 km southeast of Chennai.

Weather: Hot morning in Delhi, min at 24

New Delhi, Apr 26 (UNI): Delhiites on Friday woke up to a hot morning, with minimum temperature recorded at 24.2 degrees Celsius, normal for the season.

Climate change destroyed 12 million hect

New Delhi, Apr 26 (UNI) A study conducted by Global Forest Watch has revealed that climate change has destroyed about 12 million hectares of tropical forests, which is equivalent to the size of England and 30 soccer fields, in 2018. 

Thousands of emperor penguin chicks wipe

London, Apr 25 (UNI) Thousands of emperor penguin chicks drowned when the sea-ice on which they were being raised was destroyed in severe weather.

Earthquake of 5.5 magnitude hits Northea

Shillong, Apr 24 (UNI): An earthquake of 5.5 magnitude hit several Northeastern states including Assam on Wednesday morning.

More dry years ahead for South-East Asia

Mandalay, Apr 24 (IBNS) – Future scenarios of drought in many parts of South-East Asia may become even more frequent and intense if actions are not taken now to build resilience, according to the latest joint study by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

Nepal: Tremors felt in Kathmandu, no cas

Kathmandu, Apr 24 (IBNS): As Nepal is gearing up to observe fourth anniversary of the devastating earthquake that hit the nation in 2015, two back-to-back tremors were felt in the Kathmandu Valley and surrounding areas on Wednesday, officials said.

6.1 magnitude earthquake hits Arunachal

New Delhi, Apr 24 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter Scale hit India's Arunachal Pradesh state on the early hours of Wednesday, officials said.

PM Narendra Modi, other Indian celebriti

New Delhi, Apr 22 (IBNS): As the world celebrated National Earth Day on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said people should be committed in to work towards the well-being of the planet.

Kerala: MET warns heavy rainfall today

Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 19 (UNI) Meteorological Department here has warned heavy rainfall (7-11 CM) is very likely to occur at one or two places in Kerala on Friday.

Canada: Turn toxic e-waste into a source

United Nations, Apr 18 (IBNS): A “toxic flood of electric and electronic waste” that is growing by the day across the world, should be urgently converted into a source of decent work, that can also protect populations from its harmful effects, the United Nations labour agency said on Wednesday.  

Dust storm hits several parts of the cou

New Delhi, Apr 17 (UNI): At least 30 people have died and several others injured in the rains accompanied with dust storm in several parts of the country including Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Manipur, officials said on Wednesday.

3.4 magnitude earthquake hits Maharashtr

Palghar, Apr 15 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 3.4 on the Richter Scale hit Maharashtra's Palghar area on Monday.

Research suggests glaciers are disappear

Ontario, Apr 15 (IBNS): As part of an international research collaboration, Queen’s University scientist and lead Canadian researcher Laura Thomson examined the contribution of Canadian glaciers and ice caps to global sea level rise.

4.7 earthquake hits Nicobar Islands

Port Blair, Apr 13 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter Scale hit Nicobar Islands region on Saturday morning, officials said.

Massive wildfire breaks in Manipur’s T

Guwahati, Apr 12 (IBNS): A massive wildfire broke out in Manipur’s Tengnoupal district on Thursday evening.

‘The clock is ticking’ on meeting th

New York, Apr 12 (IBNS): Pointing to climate change, inequalities and other serious challenges, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told a forum on Thursday Development that “the clock is ticking” down, to making the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

4.5 magnitude earthquake hits Nicobar Is

Port Blair, Apr 6 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter Scale hit Nicobar Islands Region in India on Saturday, officials said.

Mass decline in 'coral babies' at Great

Sydney, Apr 4 (UNI): The number of new corals on Australia's Great Barrier Reef has plunged by 89 per cent since unprecedented bleaching events in 2016 and 2017, scientists say.

Maharashtra: Water situation grim in Mar

Aurangabad, Apr 3 (UNI) Water situation has been worsening day by day across Maharashtra's Marathwada region as the ground water level is depleting due to severe drought, prompting authorities to deploy tankers.

Skymet predicts below normal Monsoon thi

New Delhi, Apr 3 (IBNS): Private weather forecaster Skymet on Wednesday said that India might experience 'below normal' Monsoon this year.

6.5 earthquake near Alaska, no casualtie

Moscow, Apr 3 (Sputnik): A 6.5-magnitude earthquake was registered off the coast of Kiska island of the Aleutian Islands near Alaska on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

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