Environment

Himachal hills may turn white on Monday

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 19:56

Shimla, Dec 10 (IANS) After days of pleasant weather, the cold may return to Himachal Pradesh with the local weather bureau predicting widespread snow in higher reaches and rain in other parts from Monday.

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High mercury levels found even in UN global policy makers

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 13:38

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) In a scary revelation, an international study detected neuro-toxic metal mercury levels above health alert thresholds in over half of the policy decision-makers tested at a UN summit this year.

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Pleasant Sunday morning in Delhi

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 10:12

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) It was a pleasant Sunday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 7.4 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average, the weather office said.

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Cloud cover improve temperatures in J&K

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 10:12

Jammu/Srinagar, Dec 10 (IANS) Minimum temperatures throughout Jammu and Kashmir improved on Sunday due to a cloud cover prompting authorities to fully prepare for heavy rains and snowfall from Monday night, according to the weather office.

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Three rare black-necked storks hatch in Cambodia

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 15:32

Phnom Penh, Dec 9 (IANS) After five weeks of nest protection by community members, three black-necked stork chicks have hatched in the Northern Plains of Cambodia, giving hope to the future conservation of this rare species, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) said on Saturday.

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Cold morning in Delhi, 8 trains cancelled

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 10:16

New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) It was a cold morning here on Saturday with the minimum temperature recorded at 7.6 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average.

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Minimum temperatures improve in J&K

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 09:46

Jammu/Srinagar, Dec 9 (IANS) Minimum temperatures improved in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday due to a cloud cover, but Leh remained frozen at minus 13 degrees Celsius, according to the weather office.

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Air quality back to 'very poor' in Delhi-NCR

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 20:22

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) A day after improving to "moderate", the air quality across Delhi-NCR dipped back to "very poor" on Friday, as wind speed dropped.

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Odisha likely to receive heavy rainfall

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 15:46

Bhubaneswar, Dec 8 (IANS) Coastal and southern districts of Odisha are likely to receive heavy rainfall as the depression over south-east Bay of Bengal has intensified into a deep depression, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Friday.

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Cold wave unabated in J&K

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:20

Jammu/Srinagar, Dec 8 (IANS) Cold wave conditions remained unabated across Jammu and Kashmir on Friday with the weather office issuing an advisory warning of moderate to heavy rains and snowfall in the state for three days from December 11.

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Pleasant Friday morning in Delhi

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:14

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) It was a pleasant Friday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 9.4 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average.

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Delhi breathes normal air in December, a first in 3 years

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 22:08

New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) With air quality in Delhi-NCR finally improving to "moderate" due to the meteorological conditions, the pollution monitoring agencies say it is the first December in three years when the national capital inhaled "normal" air.

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