Antarctic seas emit higher CO2 levels than previously thought

New York: The open water nearest to the sea ice surrounding Antarctica releases significantly more carbon dioxide in winter than previously believed, showed a study conducted using an array of robotic floats. It is also among the world’s most turbulent bodies of water The robotic floats diving and drifting in the Southern Ocean around the southernmost More...

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By Agencies On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

Kerala issues red alert, flood death toll rises to 58

Thiruvananthapuram: An incessant downpour battered Kerala again on Wednesday resulting in 19 more deaths and further destruction, forcing the authorities to issue a red alert across the southern state. The Idukki More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

Cochin airport shut, Kerala floods toll is 47

Thiruvananthapuram: Unceasing heavy rains battered Kerala on Wednesday killing eight more people and taking the death toll to 47 since August 8, forcing Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to seek generous public contributions More...

By Agencies On Monday, August 13th, 2018

16 killed in Himachal rains, hundreds stranded

Shimla: Heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh claimed 16 lives, including four of a family, while hundreds of people were stranded across the state after incessant rains triggered landslides, snapping road links, officials More...

By Agencies On Saturday, August 11th, 2018

Heavy rains lash coastal, south Karnataka

Bengaluru: Heavy rains of up to 15 cm lashed coastal and southern Karnataka, causing rivers to overflow and creating a flood-like situation in villages and towns in the region, said an official on Saturday. Heavy More...

By Agencies On Friday, August 10th, 2018

Kerala rains intensify, all 5 floodgates of Idukki dam opened

Idukki/Thiruvananthapuram: With heavy rains continuing in Idukki, the authorities in Kerala were forced to open the remaining two more floodgates of the nearly overflowing Idamalayar dam on Friday afternoon even More...

By Agencies On Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Heavy rains in Kerala, at least 22 dead

Thiruvananthapuram: The death toll in rain-related incidents over the last 24 hours in Kerala reached 22 on Thursday as Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan postponed Saturday’s annual Nehru boat race in Alappuzha More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

California wildfire explodes in size, largest in state’s history

San Francisco: Catastrophic wildfires continue to ravage California, as one blaze nearly doubled in size over the last three days, making it the largest in the US state’s history, according to authorities. Fire More...

By Agencies On Monday, August 6th, 2018

At least 91 killed in massive Indonesia quake

Jakarta: At least 91 people were killed and hundreds others injured in a massive quake measuring 7 on the Richter scale that struck Indonesia’s Lombok Island, authorities said on Monday. The earthquake was More...

By Agencies On Monday, July 30th, 2018

Yamuna in spate, 3,000 people shifted

New Delhi: The Yamuna, already flowing above the danger level in the capital, is expected to swell further on Tuesday as authorities in Haryana will release more water from Hathnikund barrage following incessant More...