Environment

Misty Wednesday morning in Delhi, 10 trains cancelled

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 10:16

New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) It was a misty Wednesday morning here in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 13.3 degrees Celsius, four notches above the season's average, the weather office said.

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Cold wave continues in J&K

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 10:10

Jammu/Srinagar, Dec 6 (IANS) Jammu city and Leh town witnessed the coldest night of the season so far on Wednesday even as the minimum temperatures throughout the Kashmir Valley remained below freezing point.

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Water level to rise in rivers due to Ockhi rains

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 23:48

New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Rivers in north Konkan, north Maharashtra and Gujarat are likely to swell due to rainfall caused by cyclone Ockhi, the Water Resources Ministry said on Tuesday.

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Foggy Tuesday morning in Delhi, 14 trains cancelled

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:44

New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) It was a foggy morning here on Tuesday with the minimum temperature recorded at 13.7 degrees Celsius, five notches above the season's average, the weather office said.

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Mercury in Jammu region dips below zero

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 09:40

Jammu/Srinagar, Dec 5 (IANS) Temperatures in Jammu and Kashmir plummeted further on Tuesday, with Bannihal town in Jammu region dropping below the freezing point at minus 0.9 degree Celsius.

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200 environmental women defenders killed in 2017: Activists

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 22:32

Nairobi, Dec 4 (IANS) This year has been the deadliest for environmental women defenders, with 200 assignations reported across the globe, and most of them were killed over land and forest conflicts, rights activists said on Monday.

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Global political leadership needs to get tough: UN Environment

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 18:32

Nairobi, Dec 4 (IANS) The global political leadership and partnerships at all levels need to act in unison. Lifestyle changes, low-carbon tech investments and advocacy are also a step towards making the planet pollution-free, a United Nations Environment report said on Monday.

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Coldest night in Srinagar

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 10:22

Srinagar, Dec 4 (IANS) At minus 3.7 degrees Celsius on Monday Srinagar witnessed the coldest night of the season so far as Leh recorded the coldest temperature in Jammu and Kashmir at minus 12, the Met said.

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Cold Monday morning in Delhi, 9 trains cancelled

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 09:28

New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) It was cold Monday morning in Delhi with minimum temperature recorded at 8.3 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average, a Met official said.

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