Precipitation

Himachal sees 26 percent deficit rainfall

 The southwest monsoon has remained 26 per cent deficit so far in Himachal Pradesh, with five out of 12 districts witnessing less than normal rainfall, the weather bureau said on Friday.

Jul 22, 2016, 12:35 PM IST
Beijing issues blue alert for rainstorms as winds, hailstorms hit southern China

Beijing issues blue alert for rainstorms as winds, hailstorms hit southern China

China issued blue alert for rainstorms, the lowest in a four-tier warning system, as torrential rain, accompanied by winds and hailstorms.

Jul 16, 2016, 14:11 PM IST

Mountain topography affects Monsoon in Western ghat states: Study

Mountain topography of Western ghats affect precipitation and it is also a reason why Karnataka receives more rainfall than Maharashtra, a study has revealed.

Oct 09, 2014, 22:19 PM IST

Subarctic lakes drying up at fastest rates since last 200 years

A new study suggests that subarctic lakes are drying up at a rate that has not been witnesses in 200 years.

Nov 28, 2013, 14:19 PM IST