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India's monsoon rains to be average in 2017: IMD

India's monsoon rains to be average in 2017: IMD

K.J Ramesh, Director General of the state-run India Meteorological Department said the Southwest Monsoon will be "normal" in 2017, adding that there would be good distribution of rainfall across the country.

The heat is here: Here's how to prevent summer-season migraines

The heat is here: Here's how to prevent summer-season migraines

Although there are a number of possible factors that may trigger migraines, studies indicate that a rise in temperature could be a major migraine trigger. 

Stay active, stay safe – Beat the summer heat using these tips

Stay active, stay safe – Beat the summer heat using these tips

It's just April, but the temperatures already soaring above 40 degrees C could mean that the worst of summer is yet to come and we should be prepared for it.

Monsoon still months away, but Delhi sees at least 79 chikungunya, 24 dengue cases

Monsoon still months away, but Delhi sees at least 79 chikungunya, 24 dengue cases

As per a report on vector-borne diseases by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), at least 79 cases of chikungunya have been reported in the national capital as on April 8, 2017. 

At 23.7 degrees Celcius, Delhi records hottest morning of season today

At 23.7 degrees Celcius, Delhi records hottest morning of season today

The maximum temperature on Thursday is likely to hover around 38 degrees Celsius, an India Meteorological Department official said.

Heatwave in India: IMD trains states as temperatures soar above normal

Heatwave in India: IMD trains states as temperatures soar above normal

Currently, some states across India are reeling under sweltering heat, with some cities recording temperatures above normal during this time of the year.

January 2017 third-warmest-January on record, says NASA

January 2017 third-warmest-January on record, says NASA

According to a monthly analysis of global temperatures by scientists at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York, last month's temperature was 0.20 degrees Celsius cooler than the warmest January in 2016.

Amritsar shivers at five to seven degrees in Punjab

Cold conditions continued to prevail in Punjab and Haryana even as minimum temperatures today hovered around normal in most parts of both the states.

Venus clouds may reveal underlying secrets

Venus clouds may reveal underlying secrets

Venus thick cloud layers may offer insight into the topography of the planets surface below, rather than acting as a barrier to our observations, scientists have shown for the first time.

Climate alert! 2016 April hottest month ever worldwide

Climate alert! 2016 April hottest month ever worldwide

The information showed that April 2016 was the third month in a row to break the monthly record by the largest margin ever and the seventh month in a row to be at least 1C above the 1951-80 mean for that month.

Weathermen predict fall in temperatures across northern India

Weathermen predict fall in temperatures across northern India

A met department official, Naresh Kumar, predicted that intense temperatures in northern India will drop by up to four degrees in the next few days.

See pic - Patagonia's shrinking ice fields seen from space!

See pic - Patagonia's shrinking ice fields seen from space!

The image, acquired by the satellite's Operational Land Imager (OLI) on January 14, 2015, shows the glaciers of Sierra de Sangra, an icy stratovolcano spanning the border of Chile and Argentina.  

Planet shatters warming records, 2015 hottest `by far`

Planet shatters warming records, 2015 hottest `by far`

Not only was 2015 the warmest worldwide since 1880, it shattered the previous record held in 2014 by the widest margin ever observed, said the report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Global warming: Next ice age delayed for 100,000 years

Global warming: Next ice age delayed for 100,000 years

Global warming could delay next ice age, says a new study.

Climate change: Temperature rose by 2 degree Celsius in Northeast India

Climate change: Temperature rose by 2 degree Celsius in Northeast India

The northeastern region will see a rise in temperatures by 1.8 to 2.1 degrees Celsius and an increase in the mean annual rainfall by 0.3 to 3 percent in the 2030s.

Global warming could make insecticides less effective

Researchers from Montana State University in US showed that permethrin becomes less effective at killing the yellowfever mosquito as temperatures increase.

Delhi pollution levels soar as temperatures plummet

Delhi pollution levels soar as temperatures plummet

Air pollution on Monday was at alarming levels in parts of Delhi.