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Climate change making weather prediction difficult: IMD DG

Climate change has hampered the ability of the forecasting agencies to accurately predict severe events and weather bureaus across the world are focusing on augmenting the observational network......

India battling climate change and it is getting worse, warn experts

The experts said that climate change is not only raising temperatures and making India's heatwaves hotter, but also changing weather patterns that further drive dangerous weather extremes. IMAGE:......

'Climate change has increased the number and intensity of cyclones in the Arabian Sea'

'The food security along the coastal region will be severely affected.' IMAGE: Passenger buses stranded on a waterlogged road in Mumbai after heavy rains caused by Cyclone Tauktae, May 17, 2021.......

'Cyclones will affect coastal regions more'

'We will have to face the effects of climate change for generations to come!' IMAGE: Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture in Puri on Sunday, September 26, 2021, as an appeal to......

'Climate change is used as an excuse for calamities'

'It is high time that we act instead of just talking about how and why the climate is changing.' IMAGE: A mother and child walk during a dust storm on a hot summer day. Photograph: Jitendra......

IMD may deploy cutting-edge tech to forecast weather accurately

IMD has decided to increasingly use cutting-edge technology such as artificial intelligence and machine learning in forecasting. A few days ago, farmers from some 150 villages gathered at a square......

Thanks to Mihir and Pratyush, rain forecast in India will be near-perfect

Installed at a cost of Rs 450 crore in Pune and Noida, the two supercomputers are set to fundamentally alter the weather forecasting scenario in India by enabling the IMD to forecast severe weather......

What has Arctic weather got to do with Indian monsoon? A lot, actually

Data spanning the years 1951 to 2014 show that temperature and pressure conditions at specific locations in the Arctic region during the pre-monsoon period correlate with the Indian summer monsoon......

Rains may break 2-year El Nino jinx

  After a hotter than usual summer, a better monsoon would boost agriculture, rural demand Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan’s hopes of a normal monsoon this year -- after......

Lessons for the govt to help crisis-hit farmers

The monsoon is our finance minister and it is not just capricious, but perhaps the most globalised Indian. We need to invest in the science of monsoons and weather forecasting, notes Sunita Narain.......

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