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Why Antarctica isn`t warming as much as other continents

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 10:56

Researchers have explained why Antarctica is not warming as much as other continents, and why southern Australia is recording more droughts.

UN weather agency warns of `El Nino` this year

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 22:32

The UN weather agency today warned there was a good chance of an "El Nino" climate phenomenon in the Pacific Ocean this year, bringing droughts and heavy rainfall to the rest of the world.

2013 revealed as sixth warmest year on record

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 14:02

In its review of 2013, the world`s leading meteorological authority suggests that many of last year`s weather extremes are likely to have been heavily influenced by rising global temperatures.

Costs of natural disasters in China surge to $69 billion

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 16:07

Natural disasters including droughts, floods and earthquakes cost China 421 billion yuan in 2013, official data showed on Monday, nearly double the total in the previous year.

Drought is worse than 1972, workers need to reach out: Chavan

Last Updated: Saturday, February 09, 2013, 22:02

Stating that the drought in the state this year is more severe than that of 1972, Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan asked Congress workers to reach out to the people and inform them about the government`s efforts to bring relief.

`Not enough being done to tackle drought`

Last Updated: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 10:22

With several states reeling under a drought-like situation as they await the monsoon, experts have pointed out that not enough is being done to deal with the situation arising out of scanty rainfall.