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A billion people will be newly exposed t

New York, Mar 30 (IBNS: As many as a billion people could be newly exposed to disease-carrying mosquitoes by the end of the century because of global warming, says a new study that examines temperature changes on a monthly basis across the world.

Thunderstorm with gusty winds likely in

Hyderabad, Mar 30 (UNI) Thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds and lightning is likely to occur at isolated places in Telangana on March 31 and April 1, the MeT warned on Saturday.

Day temperature to go up in Odisha: CEC

Bhubaneswar, Mar 27 (UNI) Day temperature is likely to rise across Odisha, including the coastal districts, between March 28 to 31, the Centre for Environment and Climate (CEC), SOA Deemed to be University, said today.

The sun's impact on Earth and weather ce

New York, Mar 23 (IBNS): Against a background of serious warnings against the effects of climate change, World Meteorological Day this year celebrates the crucial role played by the sun in powering all life on Earth, and in driving the weather, ocean currents and the hydrological cycle.

Mozambique: Cyclone Idai death toll clim

Beira, Mar 22 (UNI/IBNS): Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario said on Friday at Beira International Airport in central coastal region of the country that death toll caused by the cyclone Idai had reached 293.

Education critical to ensure future of f

New York, Mar 22 (IBNS): The UN drew attention to the vital role that forests play in addressing some of the world’s greatest environmental challenges on Thursday, and the importance of tackling the issues that threaten them, such as deforestation, and land degradation.

5.5-magnitude quake hits southwestern Tu

Istanbul, Mar 20 (Xinhua/UNI): An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale struck southwestern Turkey on Wednesday, but no casualties were reported so far, the authorities said.

Cyclone Idai: emergency getting ‘bigge

New York, Mar 20 (IBNS): The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said on Tuesday, warning that the emergency “is getting bigger by the hour”.

Death toll in cyclone-induced floods rea

Harare, Mar 19 (Xinhua/UNI) The death toll from tropical cyclone Idai induced floods in Zimbabwe has risen to 98 with 217 missing, the government has said.

‘Break the cycle’ of disaster-respon

New York, Mar 19 (IBNS): The destruction unleashed by Cyclone Idai on Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, continues to claim lives and displace thousands, in what the UN’s top disaster risk reduction official called on Monday “theworst extreme weather event to occur so far this year”.

Zimbabwe cyclone kills 82

Harare, Mar 18 (UNI): At least 82 people have been confirmed dead in Zimbabwe due to flooding and landfall caused by the tropical Cyclone Idai, local media reported on Monday.

Rains likely in West Uttar Pradesh on Ma

Lucknow, Mar 18 (UNI) Several areas in Western UP are likely to experience rainfall on March 20, the weatherman said here on Monday.

Himachal Pradesh experiences mild to lig

Shimla, Mar 18 (UNI) High reaches of Himachal Pradesh experienced mild to light snowfall at isolated parts and down streams lashed with rain and thundershower in last 24 hrs.

Indonesia flash floods, landslides: Deat

Jakarta, Mar 18 (UNI): The death toll from flash floods and landslides in Indonesia's easternmost Papua province has climbed to 77 with 116 others injured, a local official in charge of rescue efforts said on Monday.

Malaysia vows greater efforts against ti

Kuala Lumpur, Mar 17 (Xinhua/UNI) Malaysia's government announced the launching of a campaign on Sunday to provide greater protection for the country's tiger amid an alarming increase of poaching.

Cloudy morning in Delhi, light rain like

New Delhi, Mar 13 (UNI) The national capital on Wednesday woke up to a pleasant cloudy morning with minimum temperature settling at 15 degrees C.

5.2-magnitude quake strikes off Japan's

Tokyo, Mar 13 (Xinhua) An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.2 struck off the Kii Peninsula close to Wakayama Prefecture in Japan's southwest, the weather agency here said Wednesday.

Rains likely in Uttar Pradesh on March 1

Lucknow, Mar 11 (UNI) Light to heavy rains are expected to lash several areas of the state on March 13 and 14 due to the western disturbances being active during this time, the weather department said on Monday.

Moderate 5.5 magnitude earthquake regist

Moscow, Mar 10 (Sputnik) A moderate 5.5 magnitude earthquake was registered in the Indian Ocean on Sunday morning, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).

Himachal Pradesh: Light tremors felt in

Shimla, Mar 8 (UNI) The snowbound district of Kinnaur felt light tremors on Thursday, Met Office informed.

Inclement weather continues in Himachal

Shimla, Mar 6 (UNI) Rain, snow, hailstorm and mainly overcast sky unrelenting normal life in the state, as the Met office on Wednesday noted the day and night temperature below normal.

Delhi: Cold morning with moderate fog, 5

New Delhi, Mar 5 (UNI) The national capital woke up to a cold morning with moderate fog on Tuesday with minimum temperature settling at 12 degrees C, a notch below season's average.

Air pollution, the ‘silent killer’ t

New York, Mar 5 (IBNS): Shifting to renewable energy could save up to 150 million lives by the end of the century amid concerns that six billion people regularly inhale air “so polluted that it puts their life, health and well-being at risk”, a UN-appointed independent rights expert said on Monday.

Latest air pollution data ranks world’

Goldach, Mar 5 (IBNS): Air pollution will take an estimated seven million lives globally in the next year, while costing the world’s economy nearly 225 billion USD.

Cold morning in Delhi, possibility of li

New Delhi, Mar 4 (UNI) National capital witnessed a cold morning on Monday with a partly cloudy sky, while minimum temperature settled at 11.2 degrees C, two notches below season's average.

Ocean life faces ‘onslaught of threats

New York, Mar 3 (IBNS): Underwater life is severely impacted by an “onslaught of threats,” but we already have the tools to positively influence ocean conservation, the UN said in a statement marking 2019 World Wildlife Daywhich, this year, is celebrated under the theme “Life Below Water: for people and planet.”

Trees in ‘green’ Cameroon refugee ca

New York, Mar 2 (IBNS): The land is sandy, dry and scorched by the searing sun of the African Sahel, but that has not stopped the planting of some 50,000 trees at a camp for Nigerian refugees in the far north-east corner of Cameroon.

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