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  • Indian scientists developing model for artificial rains in deficient regions

    Indian scientists developing model for artificial rains in deficient regions

    N. B. Nair Pune (ISJ) – Indian weather scientists are carrying out an extensive study of the cloud systems to develop a model for artificial rains in deficient regions. The study is currently underway in Solapur of Maharashtra over the rain shadow...

    18 Dec 2018 7:30 AM GMT
  • Wind power vulnerable to climate change in India

    Wind power vulnerable to climate change in India

    London (ISJ) -The warming of the Indian Ocean, caused by global climate change, may be causing a slow decline in wind power potential in India, according to a new study from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences...

    6 Dec 2018 3:25 PM GMT
  • No evidence to link 2018 Kerala floods to climate change; study

    No evidence to link 2018 Kerala floods to climate change; study

    New Delhi (ISW) - The frequency and intensity of extreme weather events in India appears to be going up, as projected by various scientific assessments on climate change. But it may not be right to connect every such event with climate change, as...

    27 Nov 2018 1:02 PM GMT
  • Shift agricultural practices to adapt to climate variability, scientists

    Shift agricultural practices to adapt to climate variability, scientists

    Mumbai (ISJ) – India ranks sixth among the countries highly vulnerable to climate change, according to Global Climate Risk Index and it is evident from the frequent occurrence of extreme weather events like floods, cyclones and droughts. Climate...

    12 July 2018 10:56 AM GMT
  • Indigenous radar to track monsoon winds turns functional

    Indigenous radar to track monsoon winds turns functional

    Kochi, Kerala (ISW) - An indigenously built radar to scan high skies over the Indian ocean for movement of air and monsoon winds has started functioning at the Cochin University of Science and Technology in Kochi, Kerala. The radar, designed and...

    7 July 2018 9:58 AM GMT
  • Western Ghats biodiversity is a significant source of moisture for monsoon

    Western Ghats biodiversity is a significant source of moisture for monsoon

    Pune (ISW)) - The mountain range that runs along the west coast of peninsular India from Tamil Nadu through Kerala, Karnataka, and Goa to Maharashtra is known as the Western Ghats and is very well known for its majestic beauty. It is also among the...

    7 May 2018 4:46 AM GMT
  • Extreme rainfall events in India linked to man-made emissions: study

    Extreme rainfall events in India linked to man-made emissions: study

    Gandhinagar (ISW): Here is more evidence why we need to worry about climate change. A new study says extreme rainfall events are on the rise in India and attributes the trend to man-made emissions, what scientists call anthropogenic warming. Not...

    30 March 2018 7:11 AM GMT
  • Scientists develop climate-linked model to forecast dengue outbreak

    Scientists develop climate-linked model to forecast dengue outbreak

    Hyderabad (ISW) – Indian scientists have developed a model to forecast outbreak of dengue based on temperature and rainfall. The models were developed after studying dengue outbreak in different climatic zones of the country – Punjab, Haryana,...

    3 Sep 2017 4:16 AM GMT
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