Bhubaneswar, June 12 (IANS) The southwest monsoon has finally set in over some parts of Odisha and heavy rain is forecast in the next 24 hours in several areas of the coastal state, the IMD said on Monday.
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) Heavy rains are expected in some parts of West Bengal by Tuesday or Wednesday with monsoon entering the state, the India Meteorological Department said on Monday.
Beijing, June 12 (IANS) China's national observatory on Monday issued a blue alert for typhoon Merbok, which is expected to hit the Guangdong province on Monday night.
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) It was a warm Monday morning in Delhi with the minimum temperature recorded at 25.9 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average, the Met Office said.
Rome, June 12 (IANS) A two-day environmental summit of the Group of Seven (G7) nations plus the European Union and four invited countries kicked off in the Italian city of Bologna on Sunday.
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Residents of the national capital on Sunday experienced a little respite from the excessive heat as the maximum temperature dropped by nearly two degrees to 37.8 degrees Celsius.
Lima, June 11 (IANS) Volunteers of a cleaning drive at Lake Titicaca in Peru collected over 100 tonnes of solid waste as part of an environmental protection campaign.
Shimla, June 11 (IANS) Sufficient prey in in the wild doesn't mean fewer attacks on livestock and a decline in man-animal conflicts, says a scientist who has been working on the highly elusive snow leopard in the Himalayas for nearly a decade.
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) It was a pleasant Sunday morning in Delhi with the minimum temperature recorded at 25.5 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average.
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Barmer and Jaisalmer in Rajasthan were the hottest places across the country on Saturday, said the weather office, which forecast slight rise in temperature in entire north India, including Delhi, over the next three-four days.
Accra, June 10 (IANS/MAP) Ghanaians have been urged to maintain sound environmental hygiene and a new programme will be launched to sensitise locals on cleanliness and health issues, an official said.
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Diminishing grasslands and wetlands is costing the national capital yet another elegant species -- the Weaver Bird or Baya, showed a survey on Saturday.
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) It was a pleasant Saturday morning in Delhi with minimum temperature recorded at 27.4 degrees Celsius, which is the season's average.
Rome, June 9 (IANS/AKI) A magnitude 3.9 earthquake shook Italy's central Aquila province on Friday at 2.15 pm local time, Italy's national geophysics and vulcanology institute said.
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Trafficked from India to Singapore's illegal animal market for use in traditional Chinese medicines or to become pets, 97 endangered Indian Star Tortoises will soon fly back home, wildlife officials said on Friday.