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Fluctuating pattern of rainfall connected to warming of the Indian Ocean

Fluctuating pattern of rainfall connected to warming of the Indian Ocean

The study shows that changing monsoon patterns "which are tied to higher temperatures in the Indian Ocean" are an "even greater driver of change" in groundwater storage than the pumping of groundwater for agriculture.

Assam reels under flood fury; 19 lakh affected

Assam reels under flood fury; 19 lakh affected

The worst affected districts are Lakhimpur, Golaghat, Bongaigaon, Jorhat, Dhemaji, Barpeta, Goalpara, Dhubri, Darrang, Morigaon and Sonitpur.

Heavy rain forecast in coastal Karnataka, Western Ghats

Heavy rain forecast in coastal Karnataka, Western Ghats

Heavy rains will occur in coastal and central Karnataka, while the rains will be moderate to light in northern parts of the state with one or two spells in the old Mysuru region.

U'khand cloudburst: Chamoli's Jakhni village turns a picture of destruction

Flashfloods wreaked havoc in Chamoli district, with houses washed away and the entire area strewn all over with huge boulders.

Cyclone ROANU: MeT dept predicts heavy rainfall across Odisha

Cyclone ROANU: MeT dept predicts heavy rainfall across Odisha

The deep depression over west-central and adjoining southwest Bay of Bengal moved nearly north-northeastwards before intensifying into the cyclonic storm 'ROANU' and lay centred about 590 km southeast of Gopalpur, the Meteorological Centre here said.

92% Indians perceive climate change as a major threat: Survey

A total of 92 percent Indians polled by independent market research company Ipsos view global warming and climate change as major threats.