Environment

Rains lash Chandigarh; Haryana, Punjab on storm alert

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 08:50

Chandigarh, May 7 (IANS) Early morning rains lashed Chandigarh and surrounding areas on Monday while authorities in Haryana and Punjab remained on high alert following a storm advisory issued by the Met Department.

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Torrential rains hit Manipur

Sun, 05/06/2018 - 16:48

Imphal, May 6 (IANS) Torrential rains over the last two days have disrupted normal life in Manipur.

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Sunny morning in Delhi

Sun, 05/06/2018 - 10:20

New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The national capital woke up to a sunny Sunday morning with the minimum temperature recorded at 26.5 degree Celsius, two notches above the season's average.

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Nearly 200 dead horses found in Arizona

Sun, 05/06/2018 - 09:26

Washington, May 6, Nearly 200 feral horses have been found dead in a stock pond in Arizona, according to Native American leaders, who attributed the death to ongoing drought and famine, the media reported.

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6.1-magnitude quake rocks Philippines

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 17:04

Manila, May 5 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck the Philippines' Luzon island on Saturday without any reports of casualties, damage or a tsunami alert.

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Sunny Saturday morning in Delhi

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 10:48

New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) It was a sunny morning in the national capital on Saturday with the minimum temperature recorded at 25.6 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average.

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Mercury rising up again in Delhi, but air quality improves

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 21:42

New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) After a respite, mercury started rising up in the National Capital with Friday's minimum temperature recorded 37.1 degree Celsius, a notch below the season's average, and expected to be similar on Saturday.

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Hawaii volcano erupts, prompts evacuations

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:22

Honolulu, May 4 (IANS) The Kilauea volcano, one of the world's most active volcanoes, has erupted leading to the evacuation of around 1,700 people in the area, media reported.

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Partly cloudy sky, showers likely in Delhi

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 10:26

New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) It was partly cloudy in the national capital on Friday with the minimum temperature recorded at 22.6 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average.

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Rajasthan, UP may witness more thundershowers

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 00:22

New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) While nearly 100 people died in dust storms and lightning strikes in parts of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan overnight, many more parts of country will witness thundershowers accompanied by gusty winds, the Met department warned on Thursday.

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ASI's 'beauty parlour' treatment cause of Taj's browning, says historian

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 11:42

Agra, May 3, Welcoming the Supreme Court's concern over discolouring of the Taj Mahal, the 17th century monument to love in Agra, historian Prof R. Nath, an authority on Mughal architecture, said "mud-pack treatment with 'Multani Mitti' was the chief cause (of its browning) and this should be stopped forthwith".

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Cloudy Thursday morning in Delhi

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 11:04

New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) After a spell of heavy overnight rain, the minimum temperature here fell to 19.8 degrees Celsius on Thursday, five notches below the season's average, the weather office said.

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