Monsoon to be deficient this year: Harsh Vardhan

 Already hit by an agrarian crisis and farmer suicides, there was more bad news for the country with predictions of a "deficient" monsoon this year, raising fears of a drought.

Hurricane Andres tracks far off Mexico`s Pacific coast: Forecasters

Andres, the first hurricane of the season in the Pacific, tracked far from Mexico`s west coast Sunday, packing 169 kilometer (105 mile) an hour winds but posing little threat to land, forecasters said.

Farmers worried over rain forecast for next four days ?

Farmers in mid and lower hills of Himachal are a worried lot following MeT department forecast of heavy rain or thunderstorm, accompanied with hailstorm over next four days, as rains in this season is considered harmful for the crops.

Sony trims 2014 net loss forecast, preliminary Q3 profit beats estimates

Japan`s Sony Corp said its net loss for 2014 was likely less than previously forecast as cost cuts and higher-than-expected sales of its image sensors and PlayStation video game consoles helped lift its third-quarter profit.

Cloudy day ahead in Delhi

Delhiites woke up to a sunny Sunday morning with the minimum temperature settled at 30.3 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season`s average. The Met Office has forecast a cloudy day ahead.

ECB survey sees eurozone inflation still below target

Eurozone inflation will remain below target in the next few years, a survey by the European Central Bank forecast on Thursday.

Bank of England hikes 2015 forecast as outlook brightens

The Bank of England (BoE) hiked its 2015 growth forecast on Wednesday and said that the British economy was heading back towards normal as the recovery picks up speed.

Scientists forecast irreversibly hotter summers

Tropical regions are likely to experience irreversibly hotter summers within the next 20 to 60 years, warns a climatologist.

Food inflation likely to be around 8.5%: SMC Global

Food inflation is expected to hover around 8.5 percent in the remaining months of 2011, if the monsoon remains normal as predicted by the meteorological department, according to a report.

Pranab Mukherjee forecasts non-LF govt in WB

Forecasting a non-Left
Front government in West Bengal, Union Finance minister Pranab
Mukherjee claimed on Saturday that voters had given a `clear
verdict` in the last three phases of polling.

Showers forecast in Delhi today evening

Delhi is likely to have some showers Friday night, the meteorological department has forecast.

People act less morally than they forecast

A research has shown that people act less morally than they forecast.

More rains forecast in TN for 2 days; Toll since last month 91

The toll due to heavy rains in Tamil Nadu since the onset of north-east monsoon last month has risen to 91, even as the state is likely to receive more rains in the next two days.

Cyber threats forecast for 2011 released

A new report has outlined the top three areas of security risk for computer users.

Integrated weather forecasting system launched

The system will place India at par with best technologies in the world.

Integrated weather forecasting system launched

The system will place India at par with best technologies in the world.

``Mini skirt meteorology`` for weather forecast

The length of women``s skirts is a good way of forecasting whether to expect rain or shine, it has been claimed.

Monsoon forecast on Friday: Chavan

The weather office will issue the
much-awaited southwest monsoon forecast for this season on
Friday, Earth Sciences Minister Prithviraj Chavan said today.

Japan business mood up more than forecast

Japanese business confidence edged up more than expected in the three months to December but remained negative for the sixth quarter in a row, a Bank of Japan survey showed.

US sales of new homes forecast to rise 2%

Sales of new homes are expected to post a modest increase in October, reinforcing data this week that showed the real estate market is regaining its footing after a dramatic collapse.