2016 Indian summer could prove to be the hottest ever: IMD

2016 Indian summer could prove to be the hottest ever: IMD

The US' National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOOA) has also stated that 2016 is likely to beat 2015 as the hottest year on record globally.

Monsoon to be 'above normal' in 2016; drought-hit Marathwada likely to receive 'good' rains: IMD

Monsoon to be 'above normal' in 2016; drought-hit Marathwada likely to receive 'good' rains: IMD

IMD director-general LS Rathore told a press briefing that the Monsoon this year is going to be above normal.

Sensex vaults 348 points on hopes of good monsoon; IT big winner

Sensex vaults 348 points on hopes of good monsoon; IT big winner

Buoyed by expectations of a good monsoon this year, the BSE Sensex regained the 25,000-mark Monday by rebounding 348 points to snap its two-day losing run, as investors widened their bets in bank and IT sectors in the last two hours of the session.

After two years of deficient rainfall, 'good' Southwest monsoon expected this year

After two years of deficient rainfall, 'good' Southwest monsoon expected this year

After two years of deficient rainfall, Government Monday said monsoon this year is expected to be normal and directed states to chalk out plans to boost crop acreage and production in kharif season starting June.

Watch: El Nino can have huge impact on marine food chain

Watch: El Nino can have huge impact on marine food chain

 El Nino can have big impact on a big impact on the littlest plants in the ocean, according to a study by NASA scientists.

'India to receive a little more than normal rainfall this year'

'India to receive a little more than normal rainfall this year'

India will experience a little more than normal rainfall this monsoon, according to a forecast by a weather risk management company

Sea level swings may rise due to dueling climate cycles!

Sea level swings may rise due to dueling climate cycles!

Over the last 30 years, the seesaw’s wobbles have been more extreme, causing variations in sea levels up to three times higher than those observed in the previous 30 years.

World about to face longest coral die-off!

World about to face longest coral die-off!

The US National Oceaninc and Atmospheric Administration highlighted this bleaching event in late 2015 and also warned that this process will continue till 2017, making it one of the longest such event on record.

Children starving amid alarming Somalia drought: UN

Children starving amid alarming Somalia drought: UN

Over 58,000 children will starve to death in Somalia without urgent support, the United Nations warned Monday, amid severe drought in the impoverished and war-torn Horn of Africa country.

2015 a 'tipping point' for climate change

2015 a 'tipping point' for climate change

When future generations write the history of humanity's faltering quest to repair Earth's climate system, 2015 will have its own chapter. Nature, along with the usually fractious family of nations, conspired to make it a landmark year: almost certainly the hottest on record for the planet as a whole, and a rare moment of unity when 195 states pledged to curb the carbon pollution that drives global warming.

Colombia drought to last through June: President

Colombian forecasters predict that a severe drought caused by the El Nino weather phenomenon will get worse before it gets better, which probably won't be until June, President Juan Manuel Santos has said.

Not a chilly affair! Delhi witnesses 'hot winter' this season

Not a chilly affair! Delhi witnesses 'hot winter' this season

By this time of the year, Delhiites are usually seen shivering relentlessly and cursing the cold weather. But this time, thick woolen coats are still in the wardrobes and people are wondering why!

25 degrees in December! Where's the Delhi winter?

25 degrees in December! Where's the Delhi winter?

Get set for the hottest New Year eve in more than 15 years. 

Colombia declares red alert due to excessive heat

Colombia has declared a red alert in 20 provinces after high temperatures caused wildfires in different regions, the media reported on Monday.

Bolivia's second largest lake drying up

The western Bolivian province of Oruro has issued a declaration of natural disaster after Lake Poopo, the second largest in the country after Titicaca and which once covered more than 4,600 square km, has almost dried up.

How El Niño 2015 will effect weather phenomenon – Watch video

How El Niño 2015 will effect weather phenomenon – Watch video

Researchers at NASA feel that the effects of El Niño is the strongest since 1997-98.

2015 set to be hottest year on record: UN

2015 set to be hottest year on record: UN

Based on data for the first 10 months of the year, 2015 will be the warmest year on record, says the World Meteorological Organization.

US oil price drops amid ample supplies

US oil price retreated on Thursday as US stockpiles added last week.

 2015 on track to become the hottest year ever recorded!

2015 on track to become the hottest year ever recorded!

According to a report released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration , September 2015 was the hottest September, by a large margin, since records first began in 1880.

Malaysia again shuts schools due to Indonesia smoke haze

Malaysia closed schools in several states and the capital Kuala Lumpur today due to choking smoke from Indonesian slash-and-burn farming that has smothered much of Southeast Asia in smog for weeks.