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Monday, June 13th, 2016

Monsoon Mapping Project Underway in India

Scientists from the University of East Anglia (UEA) will release underwater robots to monitor how ocean conditions influence monsoon rainfall.  Meanwhile, collaborators from a partner project led by the University of Reading with collaborators across the UK...

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Crops in India Wilt in a Weak Monsoon Season

Vilas Dinkar Mukane lives halfway around the world from the corn farmers of Iowa, but the Indian sharecropper is at risk of losing his livelihood for the same reason: not enough rain. With the nourishing downpours of...

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

India’s Luck with Rain Runs Out as Drought Impacts the Country

The country’s lucky run in the last two years with a normal southwest monsoon has ended, with at least four States — Karnataka, Haryana, Rajasthan and Maharashtra — now declaring themselves drought-hit. Gujarat too is severely affected...

Monday, May 21st, 2012

India’s National Monsoon Mission Aims to Predict Cycles More Precisely

The national monsoon mission project approved by the Union Cabinet recently, will divulge more reliable and improved forecast of weather and climate. The Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, is in charge of the project. The...

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Monsoon Relief: Sensors to Predict Waterlogging

Waterlogged streets are a common sight in the city every monsoon. But this year, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) may be able to save its face, thanks to a team of researchers at IIT Kharagpur. With the...

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

UN Humanitarian Agencies on Standby As Monsoon Floods Strike Pakistan

United Nations humanitarian agencies in Pakistan are on standby after sustained rains have reportedly affected up to 750,000 people in Punjab and Sindh provinces, killing up to 25 and displacing some 50,000 others. The UN Office for...

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

US to Provide Detailed Monsoon Data this Year

Removal of Indian scientific and defense institutions such as ISRO and DRDO from the US Entity list this week could result in some unexpected riches raining on India. The immediate fall-out of the thaw between the non-proliferation...