Environment

Unseasonable weather in Spain, some areas on alert

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 17:48

Madrid, April 29 (IANS) Parts of the Spanish region of Catalonia were on alert on Sunday for heavy rain as the spring weather enjoyed by much of the Iberian Peninsula over the last week gave way to a drop in temperatures.

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Rains in Himachal bring down mercury

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 16:48

Shimla, April 29 (IANS) Rains across Himachal Pradesh on Sunday brought down mercury by one to two notches, weather officials said. The weather department has forecast thundershowers at isolated places in the state till Wednesday.

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Sunny Sunday morning in Delhi

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 09:30

New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) It was sunny Sunday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 27.6 degrees Celsius, four notches above the season's average, the weather office said.

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Sunny Saturday morning in Delhi

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 09:48

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) It was sunny Saturday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 28.4 degrees Celsius, four notches above the season's average, the weather office said.

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Apart from heat Delhi suffers from bad air quality

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 23:54

New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The national capital, though at 39.2 degree Celsius, a notch above the season's average on Friday, still saw relief with three degrees drop in maximum temperature, a Met official said, but the air quality still remained "very poor".

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60 women get permit to climb Mount Everest

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 12:24

Kathmandu, April 27, Sixty women including eight from India, have received permits to summit Mount Everest this spring, an increase from the total number in 2017, Nepal's Department of Tourism (DoT) said on Friday.

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Warm Friday morning in Delhi

Fri, 04/27/2018 - 09:56

New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) It was a warm morning in the national capital on Friday with the minimum temperature recorded at 26 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average, the weather office said.

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Delhi saw warmest day at 42 degrees

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 20:34

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The National Capital on Thursday experienced the warmest day of the year so far with the average maximum temperature recorded at 42 degree Celsius, three notches above the season's average.

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UK supermarkets launch voluntary pledge to cut plastic packaging

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 14:18

London, April 26 (IANS) UK supermarkets and food companies launched a new voluntary pledge to cut plastic packaging on Thursday as ministers were considering to force them into paying more towards collecting and recycling the waste they produce.

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Dust storm likely in Delhi on Thursday

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 09:46

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) It was a hot morning in the national capital on Thursday with the minimum temperature recorded at 25.5 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average, the weather office said.

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Sunny morning in Delhi

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 10:22

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) It was a sunny morning in the national capital on Wednesday. The minimum temperature was recorded at 20 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average.

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