Hot smoke from Indonesia volcano eruption kills three

The hot smoke also destroyed several homes in the area

Jakarta: Three people were killed and four others injured by hot smoke from the eruption of Mount Sinabung on Indonesia’s Sumatra island, officials said on Sunday. The hot smoke also destroyed several homes in the area “The avalanche of hot smoke from Mount Sinabung has again claimed lives,” Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, the head of public More...

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Many areas remained under darkness till late in the night
By Agencies On Friday, May 20th, 2016
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Thunderstorm wrecks havoc in Hyderabad, three killed

Hyderabad: Three people were killed and scores of others injured as a powerful thunderstorm wrecked havoc in Hyderabad on Friday, uprooting hundreds of trees and disrupting electricity supply. Many areas remained More...

The Visakhapatnam Cyclone Warning Centre has forecast heavy to very heavy rains
By Agencies On Friday, May 20th, 2016
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Cyclone threat to Andhra recedes, rains continue

Vijayawada: Threat to coastal Andhra Pradesh from cyclonic storm ‘Roanu’ in the Bay of Bengal appears to have receded as the system is heading towards the Bangladesh coast, officials said on Friday. The More...

The rains inundated low-lying areas and disrupted vehicular traffic
By Agencies On Thursday, May 19th, 2016
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Coastal Andhra on alert as ‘Roanu’ triggers heavy rains

Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh): Authorities in coastal Andhra Pradesh went on alert on Thursday as rains continue to lash the state under the impact of cyclonic storm ‘Roanu’ over the Bay of Bengal. The More...

The new research revealed that Totten Glacier may be even more vulnerable than previously thought
By Agencies On Thursday, May 19th, 2016
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Climate change to trigger rapid retreat of Antarctic glacier

London: Current rates of climate change could trigger instability in a major Antarctic glacier, ultimately leading to nearly three metre rise of the sea level, say researchers. The new research revealed that Totten More...

The temperature may rise in the coming days
By Agencies On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
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‘Orange Alert’ as temperature shoots to 47 degrees in NCR areas

New Delhi: As the mercury touched a scorching 47 degrees Celsius in Noida and Palam and other NCR areas too recorded high temperatures on Wednesday, the Met office declared an ‘Orange Alert’ and asked More...

Thundershower would occur at one or two places over the state during next 24 hours
By Agencies On Monday, May 16th, 2016
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Odisha may get rainfall in next 24 hours

Bhubaneswar: Rain and thundershowers, coupled with gusty winds, are likely to hit some parts of Odisha on Tuesday under the impact of a low pressure area formed over Bay of Bengal, met officials said. Thundershower More...

The delay in the monsoon onset was not an "unusual" phenomenon
By Indileak Web Desk On Sunday, May 15th, 2016
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IMD predicts six days delay in monsoon hitting Kerala coast

New Delhi: Though the prediction earlier was for a normal and timely one, one of these aspects stands altered a bit. Yes, the onset of monsoon over Kerala is likely to be delayed by six days beyond its scheduled More...

Curiosity measured air temperatures from 15.9 degrees Celsius on a summer afternoon, to minus 100 degrees Celsius on a winter night
By Agencies On Saturday, May 14th, 2016
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Curiosity measures seasonal patterns in Mars atmosphere

Washington: The local atmosphere in Mars is clear in winter, dustier in spring and summer, and windy in autumn, show measurements by NASA’s Curiosity rover that has completed recording environmental patterns More...

This announcement more than doubles the number of confirmed planets from Kepler so far
By Agencies On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
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NASA’s Kepler probe discovers over 1,200 new planets

Washington: NASA’s Kepler mission has verified 1,284 new planets – the single largest finding of planets to date – giving fresh hopes to astronomers to discover another Earth reverberating with More...