Srinagar records coldest night yet of this year’s winter

Srinagar: Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, on Thursday recorded this season’s coldest night so far at minus 3.7 degrees. Light snowfall in the higher reaches and rain in the plains is expected in coming days The minimum temperature was minus 3.7 degrees Celsius in Srinagar, which is the lowest recorded here this season so far, More...

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By Agencies On Sunday, December 4th, 2016

Leh at minus 7.8 degrees Celsius, coldest in J&K

Jammu/Srinagar: Weather across Jammu and Kashmir is likely to remain dry for the next 48 hours as night temperatures are expected to dip further in the state during this period. Minimum temperatures are likely to More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Largest recorded coral die-off at Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Sydney: Warmer ocean waters have resulted in the largest recorded coral die-off at Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, scientists said on Tuesday. Warm waters can force corals to expel or lose algae, calcifying More...

By Agencies On Thursday, November 24th, 2016

Antarctic hasn’t lost much sea ice in last 100 years

London: The area of sea ice around Antarctica has barely changed in size in the past 100 years, researchers have found. Scientists have been grappling to understand this trend in the context of global warming According More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Quake hits Japan, tsunami warning downgraded

Tokyo: An earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter Scale hit Fukushima in Japan on Tuesday, the weather agency said, leaving at least 12 people injured. Water supply was cut off at some parts in Fukushima and Sentai But More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Light rain forecast in Kashmir plains, snow in higher reaches

Srinagar: Night-long cloud cover improved temperatures across Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday as the weather office forecast scattered light rain in the plains and snow in higher reaches. Light rains are expected in More...

By Agencies On Sunday, November 20th, 2016

Rain, snow forecast in Kashmir for next 2 days

Srinagar: Night temperatures improved throughout Jammu and Kashmir due to cloud cover as the weather office on Sunday forecast snow in higher reaches during the next 48 hours. We are expecting rain and snow in the More...

By Agencies On Friday, November 18th, 2016

Kargil touches minus 9.2, coldest in J&K

Srinagar: With minus 9.2 degrees Celsius night temperature, Kargil, was the coldest town in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, a Met official said. The Met office has forecast cold dry weather across the state The night More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

At minus 9.4 degrees Leh town coldest in J&K

Jammu: Night temperatures throughout the Kashmir Valley remained below freezing point on Wednesday as Leh town witnessed the coldest night at minus 9.4 degrees. Leh Town at minus 9.4 degrees Celsius witnessed the More...

By Agencies On Saturday, November 12th, 2016

Mars surface too dry to be habitable, say scientists

London: Mars is a primary target in the search for life outside Earth, and liquid water is the most important pre-requisite for life. But a team of international researchers has found that Mars is incredibly dry, More...