First ever heatwave recorded in Antarctica

Sydney: Even the world’s coldest continent is not immune to rising global temperatures, with scientists recording the first-ever heatwave event in Antarctica over the 2019-20 summer period. Between January 23 and 26, the station recorded minimum temperatures above zero degrees Celsius Researchers from the Australian Antarctic Program revealed More...

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By Agencies On Thursday, March 26th, 2020

New mass bleaching event at Great Barrier Reef

Canberra: A new mass bleaching event has occurred at Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the third since 2016, officials said on Thursday. Corals have a unique symbiotic relationship with microscopic algae called More...

By Agencies On Friday, March 13th, 2020

Greenland, Antarctica ice loss accelerating

London: Earth’s great ice sheets, Greenland and Antarctica, were now losing mass six times faster than they were in the 1990s due to warming conditions, the media reported on Thursday citing scientists as More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Saturday, March 7th, 2020

Fresh snowfall in Shimla, Manali brings temp considerably down

Shimla: After a long break, popular tourist resorts Shimla, Manali and Dalhousie got fresh snow on Saturday, while the lower hills across Himachal Pradesh experienced rains, pushing down the mercury by several notches. While More...

By IANS On Friday, March 6th, 2020

Wind, rain damage standing crops in Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh: High-velocity winds and rain damaged standing crops in parts of Punjab and Haryana in the past 24 hours, officials said here on Friday. He demanded a compensation of Rs 50,000 per acre to the affected More...

By Agencies On Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

25 percent climate change messages on Twitter written by bots

New York: A lot of messages denying the effects of global warming might actually have been written by bots as new research from Brown University in the US found that about 25 per cent of the tweets about climate More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Friday, February 21st, 2020

3,000 tonnes of gold reserves found in UP’s Sonbhadra

Sonbhadra (UP): An estimated 3,000 tonnes of gold reserves have been found in Uttar Pradesh’s Sonbhadra district, the Department of Geology and Mining confirmed on Friday. The GSI is conducting an aerial survey More...

By Agencies On Thursday, February 6th, 2020

Delhi Metro gets NGT nod for bridge on Yamuna for Phase 4

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has granted permission to Delhi Metro to construct a bridge over the Yamuna flood plains under the Phase-IV of the project. The NGT said the construction should not cause More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Wednesday, January 29th, 2020

Shimla, Manali, Dalhousie witness more snowfall

Shimla: Manali, Shimla and Dalhousie in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday witnessed more snowfall, making the tourist towns more picturesque, but traffic was hampered in many parts of the state as a thick blanket of More...

By Agencies On Monday, January 27th, 2020

Kashmir continues in grip of cold wave, more snow to follow

Srinagar: Temperatures have seen a major drop as Kashmir continues to be in the grip of severe cold wave. On Sunday night temperature in Srinagar was -0.6 degree Celsius and it was -10.2 degree Celsius in Pahalgam More...

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