Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Assam faces the annual calamity of floods during the monsoon months, when incessant rains batter the northeastern state. But the yearly event seems to have arrived early this year, with Assam already having witnessed several instances of flooding and...
Scientists have grown plants in soil from the Moon, a first in human history and a milestone in lunar and space exploration.A team from the University of Florida showed that plants could successfully sprout and grow in lunar soil,...
Rajasthan is reeling under a severe heatwave as nearly all its districts have registered a temperature above 45 degrees in the last 24 hours.As many as 13 of the 33 districts have witnessed a temperature of 47 degrees and...
Bringing cheer to a large part of the Indian sub-continent, the Southwest Monsoon is likely to hit the Kerala coast on May 27, much ahead of its scheduled arrival date of June 1, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) announced...
After we witnessed the first solar eclipse of 2022 in April, May is set to delight us with the phenomena’s close cousin — the Lunar Eclipse! Keep reading to understand the dos and don’ts associated with this cosmic event.What...
In a follow-up to the review meeting on heatwave and monsoon preparedness meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 5, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) held a review meeting on Friday to review the preparedness for...
Six power plants unexpectedly went offline Friday.Temperatures will reach the triple digits in some areas.The state's power grid manager was widely criticized after widespread winter outages in 2021.Texans are being asked to conserve energy through the weekend after six...
Around the storm's centre, the maximum sustained wind speed was estimated to be around 30 knots (50-60 kmph) along and off the coast of Andhra Pradesh. On May 11, the high wind speed recorder at IMD, Machilipatnam, recorded a...
Here's the latest weather outlook for India for the next two days:Saturday (May 14)Extremely heavy rain is expected over parts of Meghalaya, while very heavy rain may lash parts of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Tamil...
On the eve of the World Migratory Bird Day 2022, light pollution and its impact on migratory birds is a focus of a global campaign that aims to raise awareness about migratory birds and the need for international cooperation...

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