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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.

Global warming can ruin our sex lives

The research suggests that as the temperatures increase, people may feel less inclined to have sex.

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.

Climate change: These pictures show how global warming is altering Alaska

Climate change: These pictures show how global warming is altering Alaska

It seems the effects of climate change are moving a bit faster than expected in Alaska. 

John Kerry warns of refugee crisis due to climate change

 "Seismic changes" in temperatures and sea levels could create waves of refugees forced to abandon traditional homes and fight for food and water, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said as he sought commitment from the international community to address the challenge posed by climate change.

21 dead as temperatures soar in Egypt heatwave: Ministry

Twenty-one people have died and 66 others were hospitalised with exhaustion as soaring temperatures and high humidity hit Cairo and other parts of Egypt, the health ministry said Monday.

Wimbledon set for heat breaks - but only for women

Wimbledon set for heat breaks - but only for women

Wimbledon, long associated with depressing rain delays, will introduce emergency playing rules for hot weather for the first time on Wednesday when temperatures are expected to reach the mid-30s.

Deadly Pakistan heatwave shows signs of easing

Deadly Pakistan heatwave shows signs of easing

A deadly heatwave that has killed nearly 700 people in southern Pakistan showed signs of easing on Wednesday, bringing some respite to the sweltering city of Karachi.

Mercury soars to record levels in Uttar Pradesh

With the temperature already touching 45 degrees Celsius in some parts of Uttar Pradesh, the sweltering heat is set to break all past records in the state, weather office has indicated.

Super Earths, planet formation 're-created' in lab using lasers

Super Earths, planet formation 're-created' in lab using lasers

Researchers have recently re-created the planet formations, conditions deep inside exotic super-Earths and giant planet cores in the lab with the help of lasers.

Heavy snowfall affects normal life in Himachal Pradesh

Heavy snowfall in Himachal Pradesh has bring down temperatures and affected the normal life.

2014 heads for warmest year on record: NOAA

2014 heads for warmest year on record: NOAA

Climate scientists on Thursday said that the year 2014 is almost certain to be the warmest year on Earth since 1880.

Climate change to drive fish away from tropics

Climate change to drive fish away from tropics

Large numbers of fish will disappear from the tropics by 2050 as temperatures rise, according to a new study that examined the impact of climate change on fish stocks.