Moscow/UNI: Russia's first space launch in 2023 will take place on Feb 5, when a Proton-M rocket will carry the fourth Elektro–L meteorological satellite into orbit, the Yuzhny Space Center of the Baikonur cosmodrome said.
Shimla: Magnitude 2.7 earthquake hit Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh on Saturday morning, Indian Meterogical Department said in a press statement .
Beijing: The search and rescue operation following an avalanche in the Tibet Autonomous Region in western China has ended and finalized the death toll at 28, the state-run China Central Television (CCTV) reported, citing local emergency services.
New York: A South African court has allowed a group of UN-appointed experts to intervene in a class action lawsuit against a mining company based in Zambia, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, reported on Thursday.
Kabul: A statistics revealed by the Ministry for Disaster Management has shown at least 78 people have died from extreme cold exposure across the country over the past nine days.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg was detained along with other protesters by police on Tuesday at a protest against coal mine expansion in the west German village of Lützerath, media reports said.
New Delhi/UNI: As another cold wave spell sets over Northwest India, Delhi has recorded the season's lowest temperature of 1.4 degrees on Monday.
Jakarta: An earthquake measuring 6.2-magnitude hit Indonesia's western province of Aceh on Monday morning, but did not trigger a tsunami, the country's meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said.
New Delhi/IBNS: A cold wave, predicted to hit Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) next week, will bring down the temperatures to as low as 3 degrees Celcius.
New York: Water can be a “dealmaker” for stability and cooperation as well as for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, speakers from the co-hosts of the upcoming UN 2023 Water Conference said on Friday.
Jakarta: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 rocked off Indonesia's western province of Bengkulu on Saturday morning, the country's meteorology, climatology and geophysics agency said.
Kangra:An earthquake measuring 2.8 on the Richter Scale hit Kangra valley on Saturday and lasted for a few seconds.
Nearly 700 buildings in Joshimath, a culturally and historically important holy town in Uttarakhand, have developed cracks. Local authorities are evacuating residents. Joshimath is ecologically fragile as it is built on an ancient landslide site. It always had a low bearing capacity. The unplanned construction of dams, tunnels, and roads has led to the current problem. Mongabay India correspondents Satyam Kumar and Shailesh Shrivastava report
New York: The UN weather agency, WMO, said on Thursday that 2022 was the fifth or sixth warmest year on record, adding to deep concerns that the likelihood of breaching the 1.5 degree Celsius limit of the Paris Agreement “is increasing with time”.
Shimla: Tourist resort Manali Dalhousie, Khajjair, Narkanda and Kufri received major spell of snowfall as high reaches recorded moderate to heavy snowfall and down stream lashed windshowers.