Delhi sees hottest March 23 in six years

New Delhi: The national capital saw the hottest March 23 in the past six years with the maximum temperature settling at 37.2 degrees Celsius on Thursday, seven notches above the season’s average, the Met office said. It has forecast similar weather on Friday. This year’s March 23 has broken the last six years’ hottest day record “This More...

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By Agencies On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Fresh snow in Gulmarg, weather to remain inclement in J&K

Srinagar: The ski resort of Gulmarg received fresh snowfall on Wednesday as the weather office forecast light to moderate rain and snow in Jammu and Kashmir during the next 24 hours. 10.8 mm of rain was also recorded More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Night temperatures rise above freezing point in J&K

Srinagar: Except for Kargil, night temperatures did not drop below the freezing point anywhere in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday as light rain and snow was forecast. Minimum temperatures recorded in Srinagar city More...

By Agencies On Friday, March 17th, 2017

10 injured in volcano eruption in Rome

Rome: At least 10 persons, including tourists and members of a BBC film crew, were injured in a “huge” explosion at erupting volcano Mount Etna in the Italian island of Sicily. Lava flow mixed with steam More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Natural swings partly responsible for Arctic sea ice loss

Washington: Rapid loss of Arctic sea ice in recent decades is partly driven by natural swings, not just global warming triggered by human activities, says a study. We found that natural variability has helped to More...

By Agencies On Monday, March 13th, 2017

Temperature below freezing point in Himachal hills

Shimla: Temperatures remained below the freezing point at many places in Himachal Pradesh on Monday owing to last week’s snow and widespread rain, the weather bureau said, adding the weather would largely More...

By Agencies On Friday, March 10th, 2017

Shimla, Manali witness fresh snowfall

Shimla: After a long break, Himachal Pradesh capital Shimla on Friday witnessed a snowfall, dipping the mercury by several notches and bringing cheer to the hoteliers. Manali and its nearby Solang ski slopes and More...

By Agencies On Friday, March 10th, 2017

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef coral bleaching worsens

Canberra: The coral bleaching situation in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has worsened due to widespread damages caused by warmer ocean temperatures, a media report said on Friday. Warmer water temperatures More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Fresh snow in higher reaches, rains lash plains of J&K

Srinagar: Fresh snowfall occurred in the higher reaches on Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday as rain lashed the plains. Erratic weather conditions will continue to affect Jammu and Kashmir during the next two to three More...

By Agencies On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Seven Earth-size planets orbiting single star discovered

Washington: In a major boost to the search for alien life outside our solar system, astronomers have spotted the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star, NASA said. The mass of the seventh More...