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Maharashtra Farmers Meet Met Officials To Protest "Wrong" Rain Forecast

A group of farmers from Beed in central Maharashtra, which has witnessed scanty rains this monsoon, met officials of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) in Pune on Monday and said its "inaccu...

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New System Will Help Warn Of Falling Air Quality, Says Union Minister

Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan today said Indian scientists along with their counterparts from the US and Finland have developed a mechanism that will soon be able to forewarn depletion in air ...

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This winter expect temperatures to be slightly above normal: IMD scientist

Temperatures this winter are likely to be slightly above normal owing to El-Nino, an India Meteorological Department official said on 13 October. "There is a possibility of a weak El-Nino," S Pai, ...

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Eight killed as Cyclone Titli lashes Andhra-Odisha coast

At least eight people, including six fishermen, were killed and lakhs were left without power on Thursday as Cyclone Title hit Andhra Pradesh and Odisha destroying huts, uprooting trees, snapping e...

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Cyclone Titli: Hundreds of thousands without power in Odisha, Andhra

A cyclone slammed into India's eastern seaboard on Thursday, destroying huts, uprooting trees, snapping power lines and telephone poles, leaving hundreds of thousands without power. Heavy winds wer...

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Did Kerala's Dams Worsen India's Once-In-Century Floods

Joby Pathrose, a farmer living a kilometre away from the usually languid Periyar river in Kerala, was woken in the night by the sound of rushing waters. Hours later his plantations and everything h...

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