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Monsoon to be 'normal' due to delay in La Nina weather pattern: IMD

Going back on its earlier forecast of "above normal" monsoon, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday said the monsoon will be "normal" this year due to delay in La Nina weather pattern.

La Niña, El Niño migh not happen later this year

La Niña, El Niño migh not happen later this year

We are consistently predicting a more neutral state, with no La Niña or El Niño later this year, said Steven Pawson, Chief of Global Modeling and Assimilation Office (GMAO). 

More typhoons expected in China next month

More typhoons were forecast next month in China due to the La Nina phenomenon, authorities said on Thursday.

What caused the monster El Nino in 2015?

What caused the monster El Nino in 2015?

El Nino and La Nina are the warm and cool phases of a recurring climate pattern across the tropical Pacific Ocean called the El Nino-Southern Oscillation, or ENSO. 

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.

India's consumption, GDP growth to get boost from 'La Nina'

India's consumption, GDP growth to get boost from 'La Nina'

The probability is improving for a La Nina event leading to a good monsoon in India which could provide a major boost to consumption, investment and GDP growth, says a Deutsche Bank report.

 

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.

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.

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.

Third global bleaching event to impact coral reefs

Third global bleaching event to impact coral reefs

Coral reefs will be subjected to stressful environment conditions due to the third global bleaching event driven by the change in climatic conditions.