Cyclone ‘GAJA’ to intensif...

India Blooms News Service
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IBNS) : The Cyclonic storm ‘GAJA’ over West central and adjoining East central and  South Bay of Bengal moved west-southwestwards with a speed of 06 kmph during past 06 hours and lay centred at 0530 hrs IST on Wednesday over Westcentral and adjoining East central & South Bay of Bengal, about 540 km east of Chennai (Tamil Nadu) and 640 km northeast of Nagapattinam (Tamil Nadu).
Climate Change Focus: Cows, coffee and sustainable farming
New York, Nov 13 (IBNS): Small-scale farms in Panama are helping to heal land degraded by extensive cattle ranching and extreme rainfall or drought associated with climate change, thanks to a project supported by the UN Development Programme, (UNDP).
Smartphones may be used to better predict the weather: Study
Tel Aviv, Nov 12 (IBNS): Flash floods occur with little warning. Earlier this year, a flash flood that struck Ellicott City, MD, demolished the main street, swept away parked cars, pummeled buildings and left one man dead.
Freezing pollutants removes them from indoor air, study finds
London, Nov 11 (IBNS): An international study, involving Nottingham Trent University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences, aimed to address the severe effect that hazardous outdoor air pollution – which is thought to lead to more than 3m premature deaths worldwide every year – was having on indoor air quality.
5 magnitude earthquake hits Indo-Nepal border, no casualty
Pithoragarh, Nov 11 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter Scale hit Indo-Nepal border in Uttarakhand state of India on Sunday, as per the India Meteorological Department.
UN chief appoints Luis Alfonso de Alba as Special Envoy for the 2...
New York, Nov 11 (IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced on Friday the appointment of Luis Alfonso de Alba of Mexico as his Special Envoy for the 2019 Climate Summit.
Healing of ozone layer gives hope for climate action: UN report
New York, Nov 6 (IBNS): The findings of a new UN-backed report, released on Monday, showing the ongoing healing of the ozone layer, are being hailed as a demonstration of what global agreements can achieve, and an inspiration for more ambitious climate action to halt a catastrophic rise in world temperatures.
6.0 earthquake hits Philippines, no casualty
Manila, Nov 4 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter Scale hit southeast of Sapad, Philippines on Sunday,  U.S. Geological Survey said.
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