Climate change threatening penguins in Antarctica

Adelie penguins were once positively affected by warming and negatively affected by cooling

New York: Continued warming of Antarctica due to climate change could wipe out 60 per cent of Adelie penguin colonies by the end of this century, warns new research. Adelie penguins were once positively affected by warming and negatively affected by cooling The climate change impacts will be highly site-specific based on regional climate trends on Antarctica, More...

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There would be some relief from sweltering heat in Srinagar during the next two to three days
By Agencies On Sunday, June 26th, 2016
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Srinagar records season’s hottest day

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir’s summer capital Srinagar on Sunday recorded this season’s highest temperature at 33.5 degrees while the heat wave continued in Jammu where it was 35 degrees. There would More...

The city recorded 0.3 mm rainfall on Tuesday
By Agencies On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
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Southwest monsoon continues to cover entire Karnataka

Bengaluru: Southwest monsoon continues to cover entire Karnataka, the Meteorological centre said on Wednesday, forecasting rainfall all across the state. The city recorded 0.3 mm rainfall on Tuesday “Southwest More...

Monsoon has arrived in central part of Maharashtra, including some parts of Vidarbha and Marathwada
By Agencies On Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
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Monsoon finally arrives in north, drought-hit parts of India

New Delhi: Monsoon arrived drought-hit Vidarbha and Marathwada regions of Maharashtra, and the Bundelkhand region in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh as well as the northern states of the country, IMD said on Tuesday. Monsoon More...

The downpour resulted in water-logging in various areas of the national capital
By IANS On Monday, June 20th, 2016
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Delhi gets rain; respite from heat to continue

New Delhi: Heavy pre-monsoon showers and gusts of wind brought respite from scorching heat and humidity to the national capital on Monday and weather analysts predict this situation will continue. The rain, however, More...

Strong winds here on late Friday evening uprooted more than 50 trees
By Agencies On Saturday, June 18th, 2016
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Monsoon gathering force in Kerala, advancing in other parts of India

Thiruvananthapuram: The southwest monsoon that set over Kerala on June 8 is gathering force with rains expected to become progressively heavier until next Wednesday, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on More...

Finding circumbinary planets is much harder than finding planets around single stars
By Agencies On Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
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Jupiter-like planet that orbits two Suns discovered

Washington: Using data from NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope, a team of astronomers led by the team from US space agency’s Goddard Space Flight Centre in Maryland has identified a Jupiter-like huge planet More...

Alappuzha and Kollam are worst affected due to the monsoon fury
By Agencies On Sunday, June 12th, 2016
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Hundreds in relief camps due to monsoon fury in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Hundreds of people in Alappuzha and Kollam districts have been moved to relief camps following torrential monsoon rains in Kerala since the past three days, an official said on Sunday. Alappuzha More...

During the past two decades, we have seen increasing melt from the Greenland ice sheet
By Agencies On Friday, June 10th, 2016
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Melting ice in Greenland linked to faster Arctic warming

New York: Melting ice in Greenland is linked to faster warming of the Arctic compared to the rest of the Northern Hemisphere, says a study. During the past two decades, we have seen increasing melt from the Greenland More...

Shimla, Kasauli and Kufri towns recorded 8.9 mm, 19 mm and 10 mm of rainfall
By Agencies On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
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Widespread rain in Himachal brings temperature down

Shimla: Temperatures across Himachal Pradesh fell on Wednesday due to widespread rain, with Arki town recording the highest 39 mm in the state, the Met Office said. More rains are expected, it added. Shimla, Kasauli More...