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According to Skymet Meteorology Division in India, Bhabanipatna in Odisha recorded the highest maximum temperature in the country. Here's a list of p...

Hot and sultry weather in Mumbai during last day of polls

The six Lok Sabha constituencies in Mumbai will go to the polls tomorrow amidst extremely hot and humid conditions. Each constituency in India’s...

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Relevance of delivery drones in Indian weather conditions

December 5, 2013

Delivery drones are the latest buzz in the rapidly advancing world of technology. With Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos trying to get his way in to the future of shopping; you might receive your order within 30 minutes. Amazon finally unveils its Prime Air, a service that promises to deliver your small packages via autonomous...

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Ganesh Chaturthi and the environment

September 14, 2013
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Festival season has begun in India and Mumbaikars are at their peak of frenzy, rejoicing and celebrating the action packed days of Ganesh Chaturthi. With more than 10,000 pandals and over 1,75,000 Ganesh idols being set up in the city (including idols in homes), environmentalists and environment lovers are stressing out! The environmental impact...

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Water crisis deepens in Karnataka

January 23, 2013
Water crisis deepens in Karnataka

Drought conditions in Karnataka have left the water level in irrigation dams at the lowest, fueling fear of the worst water crisis in Karnataka in the last five years. State administration claims that 7500 villages are gripped in water shortage and another 15000 villages could be affected in the coming summer. State municipal administration...

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Indian Water crisis: Hyderabad may run dry in 3 years

December 19, 2012

It was poised as India’s Silicon Valley city with swanky offices of multinationals donning the skyline of the city. However a revelation by the scientists at the premier National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI) have shook the city authorities with an impact more than an earthquake.  As per the scientists the ground water declining in...

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Float Festival in India: Water crisis in India hits Hindu festival

December 19, 2012

Water crisis has raised an alarm and made the local authorities take notice of the drying Vaigai river in Madurai. It’s not a new phenomenon that Vaigai dries up, however this year the officials from Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR and CE) Department and Public Works Department  actually have to buckle up and...

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Water Policy in India: Maharashtra Government charts new water allocation policy

December 19, 2012

After the Haryana, it’s now Maharashtra’s turn to sit up and take notice of the depleting water table in the state. Last year’s rain deficit had already created a panic situation among the farmers of the state. As per new water policy brought in by Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority (MWRRA) there will be...

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Pirates of the Indian Ocean obstruct weather data collection

November 21, 2012

New Delhi, The problem of piracy in the Indian Ocean is hampering the collection of accurate water surface temperatures by international weather forecasting agencies that indirectly affect India's long-range forecasts. India depends upon global agencies for the prediction of El Nino and the Indian Ocean Diapole (IOD) phenomena, both of which went wrong this...

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