El Nino

India says adaptation, mitigation key as WMO confirms 2023 to be the warmest year

The report said record monthly global temperatures have been observed for the ocean – from April through to October – and, starting slightly later, the land – from July through to October.

published on : 30th November 2023

Kenya raises alarm as flooding death toll rises to 76, with thousands marooned by worsening rains

In Somalia, the death toll from the deluge stood at 96 on Monday. In Ethiopia, 44 people had been killed.

published on : 28th November 2023

IMD predicts warmer November amid intensifying El Nino conditions

The latest global forecasts indicate that the El Nino conditions are likely to continue during the season and positive IOD conditions are likely to weaken during the coming months, the IMD said.

published on : 31st October 2023

September was hottest on record by 'extraordinary' margin: EU monitor

The El Nino phenomenon -- which warms waters in the southern Pacific and stokes hotter weather beyond -- is likely to see 2023 becoming the hottest year on record in the next three months.

published on : 5th October 2023

Andhra Pradesh records 13 per cent deficit rainfall this monsoon

Anantapur district registered the highest deficit rainfall of 34 per cent in the State, while Krishna district registered 32 per cent surplus rainfall, the highest surplus rainfall in the State.

published on : 1st October 2023

Food prices are rising as countries limit exports. Blame climate change, El Nino and Russia's war

Globally, 41 food export restrictions from 19 countries are in effect, ranging from outright bans to taxes, according to the institute.

published on : 28th September 2023

Monsoon revival likely to cut down impact of drought across country

The monsoon is largely erratic this year. The Biporjoy cyclone had delayed the formal entry of the monsoon in June and further weakened it. 

published on : 21st September 2023

Global rice prices hit 15-year high after India curbs: UN agency

India accounts for more than 40 percent of all global rice shipments.

published on : 8th September 2023

EU monitor says 2023 likely to be hottest year on record

Higher temperatures are likely to come: the El Nino weather phenomenon -- which warms waters in the southern Pacific and beyond -- has only just begun.

published on : 6th September 2023

Water levels in reservoir lowered due to deficient monsoon across country

The water levels in the country's 150 reservoirs are 22% less than last year 2022 and around 10% less than the storage average of the last ten years.

published on : 5th September 2023

Monsoon expected to revive in September: IMD 

The development of El Nino conditions in the equatorial Pacific Ocean was the most important factor behind the deficient rainfall activity in August.

published on : 31st August 2023

Big rainfall deficit  may stoke food inflation further   

The immediate impact of a weakening monsoon will be lower farm produce and could make essentials such as sugar, pulses, rice and vegetables more expensive.

published on : 30th August 2023

Climate woes throwing food security into tizzy

High food inflation across the world is due to the change in weather patterns, untimely rains, incessant floods and droughts.

published on : 21st August 2023

India set for a record 11-day dry spell during this southwest monsoon

Since August 4, the daily average rainfall over the core monsoon zone region has been too low. 

published on : 17th August 2023

Prolonged break in rains may impact monsoon in Telangana

Meteorological experts have indicated a moderate probability of a fresh cyclonic circulation forming over the Northwest Bay of Bengal, near Gangetic West Bengal and Bangladesh, around August 18.

published on : 12th August 2023

Last month was hottest June ever recorded on Earth: NASA, NOAA

The El Nino cyclic pattern causes hotter than normal water in the Pacific Ocean, and the extra heat alters weather around the world and raises global temperatures.

published on : 14th July 2023

El Nino is threatening rice crops while grain supplies already are squeezed by the war in Ukraine

This year’s El Nino may amplify other woes for rice-producing countries, such as reduced availability of fertilizer due to the war and some countries’ export restrictions on rice.

published on : 13th July 2023

June, the new dog days for Southern peninsular India

In fact, June was south peninsular India’s hottest and driest month since 1901. Besides, June rainfall was 88.6 mm—the lowest since 1901.

published on : 8th July 2023

Global heat is just the latest 2023 extreme that shows an Earth in crisis

Dying coral reefs, more intense Nor’easters and the wildfire smoke that has choked much of North America this summer are among the many other signals of climate distress.

published on : 6th July 2023

World swelters to unofficial hottest day on record

This global record is preliminary, pending approval from gold-standard climate measurement entities like the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association.

published on : 5th July 2023
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