Environment

Rain to continue in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 09:42

Chennai, May 18 (IANS) Heavy rainfall will continue in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry during the next 24 hours, said the weather department on Wednesday.

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Hot Tuesday in Delhi, Wednesday to be hotter: Met

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 22:40

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Delhi simmered on Tuesday with the maximum temperature at 43.3 degrees Celsius, over three notches over average, while Wednesday is expected to be even hotter with mercury expected to reach 44 degrees.

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Days hot in Himachal, but nights pleasant in high hills

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 19:14

Shimla, May 17 (IANS) Mercury levels remained high across Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday with the temperature being recorded two to six degrees above the average, the weatherman said, adding that tourist destinations located in high hills like Manali still experiencing "chilly" nights.

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Call us if you spot a snake, don't kill it: Wildlife rescuers

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 18:34

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Imagine a scenario where you find a cobra curled up in your shoe, a common krait in your scooter cabinet, or a rock python in your apartment. Don't make any move to kill it, say reptile rescuers: Call Wildlife SOS instead.

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Grim reality stares at endangered 'dancing deer' of Manipur

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 11:58

Imphal, May 17 (IANS) On the face of it everything looks serene at the Loktak Lake in Manipur. But in reality, it's a bleak picture for the endangered brow-antlered deer which are battling poaching, pollution and loss of their natural habitat -- the floating biomass called 'phumdis'.

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Biodiversity protects fish from global warming

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 10:54

New York, May 17 (IANS) Communities with more fish species are more productive and more resilient to rising temperatures and temperature swings, says a study.

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UP continues to be hot, monsoon likely June 10-14

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 10:54

Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh continued on Tuesday to be hot under the blazing sun with the met office saying that the monsoon is likely to hit Lucknow and eastern part of the state around June 10-14.

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Hot Tuesday morning in Delhi

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 10:14

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) It was a hot Tuesday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 28.6 degree Celsius, two notches above the season's average, the weather office said.

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Odisha may get rainfall in next 24 hours

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 21:24

Bhubaneswar, May 16 (IANS) Rain and thundershowers, coupled with gusty winds, are likely to hit some parts of Odisha on Tuesday under the impact of a low pressure area formed over Bay of Bengal, met officials said.

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Heat toll in Telangana mounts to 300

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 21:20

Hyderabad, May 16 (IANS) The death toll due to heat wave in Telangana rose to 300 this season, officials said on Monday.

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Hot Monday for Delhi, hot Tuesday to follow

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 20:22

New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The national capital experienced another scorching day on Monday with the maximum temperature settling at 43.4 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average, the Met office said.

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