Record-breaking rains this week in the country’s southernmost main island, which have killed 62, have shown the vulnerability of people living in nursing homes.
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Sathi Devi, head of the IMD's national weather forecasting centre, said there is a strong flow of south-westerly winds from the Bay of Bengal, bringing a lot of moisture to these two northeastern states.
Delhi, Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab and parts of Uttar Pradesh have been experiencing blistering heat for days with temperatures soaring over 45 degrees Celsius in some places.
Wind speeds of up to 132 km/hour (82 mph) were registered at Cape Leeuwin, one of the state's most south-westerly points early on Monday, the strongest May gusts in 15 years, according to the Australia Broadcasting Corp.
Coronavirus quarantine shelters in India were being converted to cyclone shelters, leaving authorities to manage social distancing to try and prevent the spread of coronavirus.
The system is likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm by Sunday evening and move north-northwestwards till May 17, Regional Met Director G K Das said.
South-west monsoon normally enters the desert state from its southern region and its normal time of arrival is June 15.
The new supercomputer, which will be managed by the country's Met Office, will be used to help more accurately predict storms, select the most suitable locations for flood defences and predict changes to the global climate.
Neal, a Democrat, said he expected to work closely with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in forging a new U.S.-UK trade deal after Britain's left the European Union on Friday.
They were rescued from Mallacoota, where 4,000 people fled to the waterfront on New Year's Eve as fires ripped through the town in one of the communities worst hit by wildfires burning across three states in southern Australia.
The experts were reacting to a recent statement issued by the Centre that it was not thinking about bringing a legislation to tackle the issue.
More than 36 hours after the negotiations were due to end, delegates were close to agreement on contentious issues, including how ambitious each nation is in its individual plan to fight climate change.
The study, published in the journal Nature Geoscience, noted that over 3 billion years ago the lake that was present in Gale Crater -- an immense 95-mile-wide rocky basin that is being explored with the NASA Curiosity rover since 2012 -- underwent a drying episode possibly linked to the global drying of Mars.
Address the fourth Asia Pacific Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation that began here on Monday, he said, "The new urban infrastructure should be low-carbon, green and climate resilient."
Within a few hundred years, long after the strange light in the sky had dwindled, energy from the explosion reached our planet and pummeled the atmosphere, researchers said.
However, the southern peninsula and major portions of northeast India are likely to witness "below normal" rainfall this season, it said in a statement.
The report issued today faults many of the biggest technology companies for failing to deliver on commitments to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases, use more recycled materials and phase out use of toxic materials.
Tharoor was speaking at a session titled "Inglorious Empire" at the eighth edition of the Mountain Echoes literary festival here.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday said a compromise found on the issue of climate change that divided US leader Donald Trump from other world leaders at the G20 summit is "optimal".
Maharashtra prepares itself for the upcoming monsoon.
Vacation homes are increasingly becoming popular as a niche housing segment, with many row house and bungalow projects coming up near metro cities in India, in the past decade. â€œThese second homes are mostly R
Russia President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that climate change doubters "may not be at all silly."
"This increase in global temperature is consistent with other changes occurring in the climate system," WMO Secretary-General Petteri Taalas said.
The announcement was made by World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva after concluding her day-long visit to the megapolis.